This (1) New Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waitlist Opened Today, View Details & Apply Online Now!


The Gary Housing Authority is serving the cities of Gary and Merrillville, and the Miller Beach community.

There are 5,000 open positions on this Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list, and 5,000 eligible applicants will be randomly selected for this waitlist, after sorting preferences.

Waitlist OPEN Times

The Gary Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list opened on May 22, 2017 at 9 am, and is scheduled to close on May 28, 2017 at 4 pm (CST)

Application Information

Good news: You can APPLY for this Section 8 Waitlist ONLINE using your computer, tablet or mobile device!

If you’re interested in applying, you can do so by accessing the online application page LOCATED HERE



This waiting list is not accepting paper applications and only online enrollment is available. If you don’t have internet access at home, you can use a computer at any public library in your city and submit an application from there.

If you’re disabled and require assistance in completing this Section 8 waiting list application because of a disability, or for some other reasons, please call the Gary Housing Authority call center at the following number: (219) 390-9115. If you’re not a local resident, you can call the following toll free number: (888) 393-3263. Make sure to call between 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m (CST) during the application period, because the staff will not be available to assist at any other times.

5,000 eligible applications will be randomly selected and assigned a position on this waiting list, from all the applications received, and after sorting preferences (live or work within the jurisdiction of the Gary Housing Authority HCVP, applicants who are disabled and/or elderly (62+)

Please don’t submit more than 1 waitlist application per Registrant – all duplicate applications will NOT be accepted.

If you have any additional questions, please read the Public Notice posted by the Gary Housing Authority, or give them a call at the number provided below.



Gary Housing Authority Contact Info

578 Broadway

Gary, IN (Lake County)

(219) 881-6416