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Section 8 Waiting Lists in Wisconsin

As of April 14th 2021, there are 17 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open in Wisconsin.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Opening Soon

There are 2 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists that will open soon.

Waiting List Open Date
Dane County, Wisconsin Limited Opens on April 19th, 2021 at 8:30am
West Allis, WI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Opens on April 28th, 2021 at 8:00am

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Until Further Notice

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

There are 128 housing authorities in Wisconsin 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
Racine County, WI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 24th, 2021
La Crosse, WI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on February 22nd, 2021
Kenosha, WI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 14th, 2020
Juneau County, Wisconsin Closed on August 10th, 2020
Wisconsin Rapids, WI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 30th, 2020
Milwaukee, WI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 25th, 2020
Wausau, WI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on December 6th, 2019
Winnebago County, WI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on August 1st, 2019
Columbia County, WI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 15th, 2019
Janesville, WI Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 28th, 2019