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8 Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Now

There are 8 waiting lists open now, but closing soon, in Texas, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, New York, Maryland, and Illinois.  5 of the 8 waiting lists open now have applications available online. Apply using a compatible computer or mobile device from anywhere with Internet access.

Choose a waiting list below to learn more about the application process and other affordable housing opportunities.

Waiting List Status Online Application?
Amarillo, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until September 11th, 2020 Yes
Newport, Bellevue, and Fort Thomas, KY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until November 30th, 2020 Yes
York County, PA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until December 30th, 2020 Yes
Referral Only Open until June 8th, 2030 No
Hagerstown, Maryland Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until Application Limit is reached Yes
Green Island, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until Application Limit is reached No
McAllen, TX Single Elderly/Disabled Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until Application Limit is reached No
DeKalb County, IL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until Application Limit is reached Yes

6 Section 8 Waiting Lists Opening Soon

There are waiting lists opening soon in Texas, Florida, Ohio, Alaska, Indiana, and Colorado. Choose a waiting list below to learn more about the application process and other affordable housing opportunities.

There are 6 Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers Waiting Lists that will open soon. 5 of the 6 waiting lists opening soon have applications available online. Apply using a compatible computer or mobile device from anywhere with Internet access.

Waiting List Status Online Application?
Homeless Individuals or Homeless Families Opens on September 30th, 2020 No
Brevard County, FL Section 8 HCV Waiting List Opens on October 1st, 2020 Yes
Ross County, OH Section 8 HCV Wait List Opens on October 1st, 2020 Yes
Wasilla, AK Section 8 HCV Waiting List Opens on October 5th, 2020 Yes
Jefferson, Jennings and Scott County, IN Section 8 HCV Waiting List Opens on October 5th, 2020 Yes
Boulder County, CO Section 8 HCV Waiting List Opens on October 20th, 2020 Yes

2 Waiting Lists Recently Opened Until Further Notice

There are waiting lists in New York, and Tennessee. that are open now until further notice.

1 of the 2 of these waiting lists have applications available online. Apply using a compatible computer or mobile device from anywhere with Internet access.

Waiting List Status Online Application?
Glens Falls, NY Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open since September 14th, 2020 No
Greene, Hawkins, Johnson, Sullivan, Unicoi, and Washington County, TN Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open since September 1st, 2020 Yes

All Open Waiting Lists By State

Important Terms & Definitions
  • Opening Soon: The waiting list has a set open date in the future. Once open, the housing authority will begin accepting applications for the waiting list.
  • Open Now: The waiting list is currently open until the set close date in the future. The housing authority will accept applications for the waiting list until it closes.
  • Open Until Further Notice: The waiting list is currently open until an unknown date in the future. The housing authority will accept applications for the waiting list until it closes.
  • Open Until Application Limit: The waiting list is currently open until a set number of applications have been submitted.
  • Public Housing Authority: The federal housing agency that manages the waiting list.
  • Waiting List: The list of applicants who meet the basic program eligibility requirements, and have been selected as a potential tenant.
  • Application: The form submitted to the housing authority to determine basic program eligibility.
  • Preferences: Priority placement is given to applicants who qualify for a specific preference category. The most common preferences are those for the elderly, disabled, or homeless households. preferences
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