Section 8 Waiting Lists in New York

As of January 28th 2020, 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 2 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists that are open now and will be closing soon.

Waiting List Status
Green Island, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until Application Limit is reached
Troy, New York Mainstream Open until January 31st, 2020 at 4:00pm

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Until Further 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 January 15th, 2020
Union, NY June 28th, 2019
Ilion Area, New York August 22nd, 2019
Plattsburgh, New York November 22nd, 2019
Cohoes, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List April 13th, 2019
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
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
Glens Falls, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on August 12th, 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
Auburn, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on April 30th, 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
Dutchess County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on December 31st, 2018
Riverhead, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on December 10th, 2018
Rockland County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on November 11th, 2018
Erie County, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on October 19th, 2018
North Hempstead, New York Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on August 9th, 2018
Amsterdam, New York Closed on July 7th, 2018
Schenectady, New York Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 22nd, 2018
Monroe County, New York Closed on March 29th, 2018
East Hampton, New York Closed on January 31st, 2018