Section 8 Waiting Lists in New York

There are 151 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.

As of October 20th 2017, there are 16 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Opening Soon

There are 1 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers Waiting Lists that will open soon.

Westchester County, New York

Opens on November 8th, 2017

The Westchester County, New York Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List will open on November 8th, 2017 at 12:01 AM ET .

Application Methods

Online Application

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

There are 15 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers in New York Waiting Lists that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting List Serves
Utica Municipal Housing Authority Utica
Plattsburgh Housing Authority Plattsburgh
Herkimer Housing Authority Herkimer
Cortland Housing Authority Cortland, Cortland County, Cortlandville +18 More
Cohoes Housing Authority Cohoes
Watervliet Housing Authority Watervliet
Ilion Housing Authority Ilion
Hornell Housing Authority Hornell
Oneonta Housing Authority Oneonta
Newark Housing Authority Newark
St. Johnsville Housing Authority
Fairport Urban Renewal Agency Fairport
Town of Colonie Community Development Saratoga Springs
Town of Hoosick Housing Authority Hoosick Falls
Otsego Rural Housing Assistance

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed.

Waiting List Closed Date
Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority April 21st, 2017
Albany Housing Authority April 3rd, 2015
Troy Housing Authority -
Binghamton Housing Authority -
Saratoga Springs Housing Authority April 3rd, 2015
Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority September 25th, 2015
Rochester Housing Authority September 26th, 2016
Amsterdam Housing Authority December 7th, 2016
Auburn Housing Authority -
Glens Falls Housing Authority May 16th, 2014
City of Utica -
Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers -
New York City Housing Authority -
Freeport Housing Authority June 10th, 2015
Kingston Housing Authority May 1st, 2015
Newburgh Housing Authourity -
Greenburgh Housing Authority July 14th, 2015
Monticello Housing Authority June 15th, 2015
Town of Islip Housing Authority March 24th, 2017
Village of Hempstead HA -
North Hempstead Housing Authority -
New Rochelle Municipal Housing Authority September 30th, 2014
Village of Ossining Section 8 Program -
New York City Dept. of Housing Preservation & Development -
The City of New Rochelle PHA July 7th, 2016
Village of Hempstead Housing Authority -
City of Peekskill March 31st, 2015
Village of Patchogue Community Development Agency June 5th, 2015
Town of Babylon Housing Assistance Agency September 25th, 2015
Town of Yorktown May 11th, 2016
City of Poughkeepsie Office of Section 8 Housing February 26th, 2016
Town of Southampton Housing Authority -
Town of Smithtown Planning and Community Development Department -
Tuckahoe Housing Authority (Section 8) -
New York State Homes and Community Renewal -
New York State Homes and Community Renewal February 28th, 2017
New York State Homes and Community Renewal -
New York State Homes and Community Renewal -
New York State Homes and Community Renewal -