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Section 8 Waiting Lists in Massachusetts

There are 128 housing authorities in Massachusetts which offer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. For more on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program visit the Housing Choice Voucher section of our Low Income Housing Renter's Guide.

As of April 22nd 2018, there are 3 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

All Open Indefinitely Waiting Lists

There are 5 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in Massachusetts that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting ListServes
Cambridge Housing AuthorityCambridge
Worcester Housing AuthorityWorcester
Fitchburg Housing AuthorityFitchburg
Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community DevelopmentEssex County, Suffolk County, Hampshire County +470 More
Massachusetts Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Centralized Waiting ListFranklin County, Lawrence, Haverhill +128 More

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed.

Waiting ListClosed Date
Lowell Housing Authority-
Boston Housing Authority-
Lynn Housing Authority and Neighborhood Development-
Pittsfield Housing AuthorityJune 30th, 2016
North Adams Housing Authority-
Williamstown Housing AuthoritySeptember 10th, 2014
Easton Housing Authority-