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


The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles is serving the city of Los Angeles, CA.

Waitlist OPEN Times

The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list opened on October 16, 2017 at 6:00 am, and is scheduled to close on October 29, 2017 at 5 pm (PST)

Based on the information we have, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list was last open 13 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 need assistance because of a disability, language translation services, or require communication in an alternative format, please call the waiting list hotline that was set up at the following number: (888) 816-6955/TTY 711.

20,000 applicants will be selected to be placed on this Section 8 waiting list via random lottery selection, after sorting preferences (From the Housing Authority’s FAQ page: “A preference for housing assistance will be given to applicants who live, work, or have been hired to work within the City of Los Angeles, and to applicants who are veterans or have a household member who is a veteran of the US military, released from such military service under conditions other than dishonorable”)

By December 1, 2017, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles will send all applicants an email at the email address that was used to submit the waiting list application with information if they were selected for the Section 8 Waiting List or not. Please check your Spam folder if you do not receive any email from the Housing Authority by December 1, 2017.

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 visit the Housing Authority’s FAQ page, or give them a call at the number provided below.



Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles Contact Info

Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles

2600 Wilshire Blvd

Los Angeles, CA

Tel: (213) 252-2500