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More InformationHOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (SECTION 8) WAITING LIST TO REOPEN
Monday, December 9, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. until Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 11:59 p.m.
Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) uses funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to subsidize the cost of housing for individuals who meet program eligibility requirements. Assistance is tenant-based, meaning families can live in a qualifying rental unit of their choosing anywhere in the private market.
Applications can only be submitted through Rochester Housing Authority’s website at www.rochesterhousing.org and clicking the link: Apply for Housing Choice Voucher. You may apply using any devices that access the internet for example, computers, cell phones, and tablets. Walk-in applications will not be accepted. Those without internet access can receive direction where they can apply by calling RHA’s Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Call Center at 585-697-6206. Questions can also be submitted to email@example.com.
When applying, have all household member names, birthdates, and social security numbers readily available. Only one application per-person, per-household will be accepted. Applications must be accurate and complete before submitting.
After the two-week application period from Monday, December 9, 2019 at 12:01 a.m. until Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 11:59 p.m., an electronic random selection process will be implemented. Selected applicants will be notified by mail within 90 days and placed on the waiting list immediately. Those not selected for the program will also be notified within 90 days.
Victims of domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking may have protections provided by the Violence Against Women’s Act, or if you or anyone in your family is a person with disabilities, and you require a specific accommodation in order to fully utilize our programs and services, please contact the Rochester Housing Authority at 585.697.3600.