Section 8 Waiting Lists in New York

As of October 3rd 2022, there are 23 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open in New York.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Now

There are currently 1 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists that are open now and will be closing soon.

Waiting List Status
Referral Only New York City, New York Open until June 8th, 2030 at 12:00am

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Until Further Notice

There are 22 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in New York that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting List Last Updated On
Nyack, New York August 2nd, 2018
Utica Municipal Housing Authority September 20th, 2018
Herkimer, New York November 21st, 2017
Cortland County, New York January 8th, 2018
Otsego County, New York August 23rd, 2017
Watervliet Housing Authority July 13th, 2017
Hornell Housing Authority June 15th, 2017
Oneonta Housing Authority July 13th, 2017
Wayne County, New York August 23rd, 2017
St. Johnsville Housing Authority July 13th, 2017
Town of Colonie Community Development June 27th, 2018
Hoosick Housing Authority September 20th, 2018
Chautauqua County, New York Limited March 25th, 2022
Union, NY June 28th, 2019
Ilion Area, New York August 22nd, 2019
Plattsburgh, New York April 15th, 2021
Cohoes, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List December 17th, 2021
Lockport, New York November 7th, 2019
Genesee County, New York August 18th, 2022
St. Lawrence County, NY Section 8 HCV and PBV Waiting List January 10th, 2020
Geneva, New York June 28th, 2021
Cattaraugus County, New York March 28th, 2022

There are 194 housing authorities in New York 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.

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed in the last two years.

Waiting List Closed Date
Erie County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 22nd, 2022
Yonkers, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 13th, 2022
Erie County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 6th, 2022
Yorktown Area, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on April 29th, 2022
Greenburgh Housing Authority Closed on March 8th, 2022
Putnam County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on February 14th, 2022
Ulster County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on November 30th, 2021
Auburn, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 10th, 2021
Rockland County, NY Section 8 Mainstream HCV Waiting List Closed on July 30th, 2021
Westchester County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 16th, 2021
Nassau County, NY Section 8 HCV and PBV Waiting Lists Closed on July 2nd, 2021
New York City, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 28th, 2021
Port Jervis, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on January 26th, 2021
Sea Cliff, New York Closed on January 13th, 2021
Glens Falls, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 25th, 2020
Poughkeepsie, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on April 30th, 2020
Syracuse, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 15th, 2020
Troy, New York Mainstream Closed on January 31st, 2020