Section 8 helps low- and moderate-income families rent homes. Generally, families pay no more than 40 percent of their monthly income toward their rent share. NYCHA pays the remaining amount to the owner on the family’s behalf.
Due to COVID-19, NYCHA’s customer contact centers are currently not receiving walk in visitors. You may call 718-707-7771 for assistance.
The New York City Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waitlist Lottery is closed.
If you previously submitted a Section 8 application when the waiting list was open, log on to the Self-Service Portal to confirm the receipt of your NYCHA application
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