Voucher Application

The Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List application period is currently closed. We do not know when the waiting list will reopen.

Applications received during the month of December 2016 WILL NOT be ordered by date and time of application. Instead, applications will be randomly sorted using the Waiting List Lottery process, then arranged by preference categories claimed.

For more information on preference categories, please review the Preference Definitions. If any of your preference categories have changed you must complete a Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List change form.

Q. When can I apply for Housing Choice Voucher Program?
A. Our waiting list is currently closed. Please check back for updates concerning the waiting list.

Q. Am I on the waiting list? / Where am I on the waiting list?
A. We now offer an online waiting list check option. Please note: any position numbers displayed are subject to change due to your application preferences and those of other applicants on our list. These positions can change on a daily basis.

Please click here to check your status on our waiting lists.
If you cannot use this online option please call our office for further assistance, 301-662-8173.
Click here to update the contact information on your application.

If you are “Withdrawn” or “Expired” from the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list you cannot reactivate at this time.

If you applied for the Public Housing Waiting list and the system currently shows “Withdrawn,” you can reactivate your application by completing the Reactivate Application form and return it to our main office.

IF WE ATTEMPT TO CONTACT YOU AND YOU DO NOT RESPOND YOUR NAME WILL BE REMOVED FROM THE WAITING LIST. Changes in your contact information may be completed online at any time; however, changes to other information will require submission of a Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List change form.