NOW OPEN: This (1) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List, See All Details & Apply Online Now


The Memphis Housing Authority is serving the city of Memphis, TN.

Waitlist OPEN Times

The Memphis Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list opened on October 9, 2017 at 8:00 am, and is scheduled to close on October 13, 2017 at 5 pm (CST)

The Memphis Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list was last open 4 years ago.

Application Information

Great news: You can APPLY for this Section 8 Waitlist ONLINE, using your computer or internet-connected mobile device.

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



This Section 8 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 require a reasonable accommodation to help complete the waitlist application, please call the following number between the hours of 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (CST) and during the waitlist open times: Tel: (855) 337-9230

15,000 applicants will be selected to be placed on this Section 8 waiting list via random lottery selection, after sorting preferences (Memphis Housing Authority Public Housing Resident Preference)

Approximately 12 weeks after your waitlist application is received by the Memphis Housing Authority, all applicants should receive a written notice indicating whether or not you were placed on the Memphis Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list. If your name was selected to be placed on the waitlist, the notice will also have information about your waiting list number.

Please don’t submit more than 1 waitlist application per applicant – submitting multiple waiting list applications will NOT increase your chances of getting on the waitlist!

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



Memphis Housing Authority Contact Info

Memphis Housing Authority

700 Adams Avenue

Memphis, Tennessee

Tel: (901) 544-1113