Is NYC accepting Section 8 applications?

How do I apply for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)? New York State Homes & Community Renewal (NYSHCR) will accept lottery applications for the wait list for the HCV Program between 9:00 AM, May 17, 2021 through, 11:59PM on May 28, 2021. Applications are available on NYSHCR’s website:

Is Section 8 accepting applications?

The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program — commonly known as Section 8 — will accept preliminary applications from Sept. 1–17. Wait times for help can be anywhere between two to six years. You may also learn more about other income-based housing options here.

Can I apply for Section 8 housing online?

Applications are usually available online, by mail, or in the housing authority’s office. Housing authority public notices and websites will state the methods on how to apply.

Can felons get Section 8?

Felons who need help with their housing options to do have programs they can turn to. One of the programs HUD offers that will help felons who have a low income is called Section 8. The Section 8 Assistance Program for Felons. Section 8 is one of the more popular housing assistant programs offered through HUD.

Is the New York City Housing Authority accepting Section 8 applications?

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) is no longer accepting new Section 8 applications. If you submitted a Section 8 housing application before December 10, 2009, you can check your application status in NYCHA’s Self-Service Portal. Learn about NYCHA Section 8.

Where can I get Section 8 voucher in NYC?

Section 8 voucher holders can get information and assistance from the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) about the NYCHA Section 8 Program. Learn more about Section 8 and how to use your voucher.

Is there a waiting list for Section 8?

New Section 8/HCV applications are not being accepted at this time. The public will be notified when applications are being accepted again. If you previously submitted a Section 8 application when the waiting list was open, log on to the Self-Service Porta l to confirm the receipt of your NYCHA application. Come back to it later.

Do you have to be an US citizen to apply for Section 8?

You do not have to be a U.S. citizen to apply. Applicant families without a member with eligible immigration status or U.S. citizens are not eligible. Apply online: Section 8 Waitlist Call Center: 833-990-4001