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Section 8 Waiting Lists in Ohio

As of November 28th 2020, there are 22 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open in Ohio.

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
Limited Hancock, Hardin, Putnam, and Wyandot County, OH Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until December 7th, 2020 at 3:50pm

Section 8 Waiting Lists Opening Soon

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

Waiting List Open Date
General Hancock, Hardin, Putnam, and Wyandot County, OH Section 8 HCV Waiting List Opens on December 2nd, 2020 at 8:30am

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Until Further Notice

Just Discovered
Waiting List Last Updated On
Cuyahoga County, OH Section 8 HCV Waiting List November 9th, 2020
Cincinnati and Hamilton County, OH Mainstream Section 8 HCV Waiting List October 30th, 2020
All Waiting Lists Open Until Futher Notice

There are 18 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in Ohio that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

There are 78 housing authorities in Ohio 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
Ross County, OH Section 8 HCV Wait List Closed on October 7th, 2020
Warren County, OH Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 16th, 2020
Mainstream Closed on August 10th, 2020
General Closed on August 1st, 2020
Geauga County, OH Mainstream Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 31st, 2020
Erie County, OH Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 12th, 2020
Muskingum County, OH Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on December 31st, 2019
Stark County, OH Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on December 16th, 2019
City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, OH Mainstream Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on December 11th, 2019
Butler County, OH Section 8 HCV and PBV Waiting Lists Closed on November 7th, 2019
Fulton, Lucas, and Wood County, OH; and Monroe County, MI Section 8 HCV and PBV Waiting Lists Closed on September 25th, 2019
Hamilton County, OH Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 12th, 2019
Lorain County, OH Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 30th, 2019
Cuyahoga County, Ohio Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 16th, 2019
Montgomery County, Ohio Closed on November 9th, 2018
Multi-County, OH Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 18th, 2018
Geauga County, Ohio Closed on August 3rd, 2018
Lake County, Ohio Closed on April 26th, 2018