NYCHA Reopens Section 8 Waitlist, June 9 Deadline

The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has reopened the waitlist for its Housing Choice Voucher (also known as Section 8) Program from Monday, June 3, 2024, at 12:00 AM through Sunday, June 9, 2024, at 11:59 PM. To apply, visit

Paper applications will only be available as a reasonable accommodation. Prospective applicants can request a reasonable accommodation from Monday, June 3, 2024, through Friday June 7, 2024 (8AM to 5PM) by calling (718)218-1525 to have an application mailed to them or by visiting a NYCHA Contact Center location to get an application in person. The Brooklyn Customer Contact Center is located at 787 Atlantic Avenue, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11238:

Once the applications period closes, NYCHA will randomly place 200,000 applications on the waitlist. NYCHA anticipates establishing the waitlist by August 1, 2024. Once the waitlist is established, applicants will be notified and can check the status of their application via NYCHA’s Self-Service Portal ( Please note applying does not guarantee a Section 8 voucher.

Questions? Visit

Application Guidance and Assistance in Our District:

Application Assistance

• At Brooklyn Public Library Flatbush Branch
(22 Linden Blvd)
on June 3, 5 and 7, 10:30AM-5PM
Seniors Only! At Zest for Life OAC (261 E 21st St)
on June 4 and 6, 10:30AM-4PM
More information

Workshop and Clinic

at Next Step Community Church
(360 Schemerhorn St)
on June 7, 2-6PM
More information

Application Assistance Clinics

at various locations in the district from
on June 4 to 7
More information

NEVER pay money to apply for public housing or Section 8. You can stop scams by reporting suspicious claims to NYCHA's Inspector General at 212-306-3355
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