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Section 8 Waiting Lists in New York

As of February 25th 2021, there are 22 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 The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island, New York Open until June 8th, 2030 at 12:00am

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Until Further Notice

Just Discovered
Waiting List Last Updated On
Auburn, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List February 23rd, 2021
All Waiting Lists Open Until Futher Notice

There are 20 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 February 23rd, 2021
Union, NY June 28th, 2019
Ilion Area, New York August 22nd, 2019
Plattsburgh, New York July 23rd, 2020
Cohoes, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List October 23rd, 2020
Lockport, New York November 7th, 2019
Genesee County, New York October 16th, 2019
St. Lawrence County, NY Section 8 HCV and PBV Waiting List January 10th, 2020

There are 192 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
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
Yorktown Area, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on January 9th, 2020
Livingston, Monroe, Ontario, Orleans and Wayne County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on December 22nd, 2019
Greene County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on November 15th, 2019
Green Island, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 30th, 2019
Westchester County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 10th, 2019
Various Towns in Suffolk County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 31st, 2019
Ulster County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on April 1st, 2019
Putnam County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 22nd, 2019
Albany, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 22nd, 2019