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Applying for Section 8

Section 8 Application

In order to be considered for Section 8 Housing Assistance, a completed application must be submitted along with documentation that you qualify for the program. Applications for the Section 8 Housing Assistance Program may be picked-up from any of the three Borough Applications Offices or you may call the Applications Offices to have one mailed to you.

Completed applications are mailed to the following address:

Post Office Box 445
Church Street Station
New York, NY  10008-0445

Qualified applicants are assigned a priority code based upon information provided, and placed on the Housing Authority’s preliminary waiting list to await an eligibility interview.

Within 60 days of our receipt of your application, you will receive an acknowledgement letter.

Applicants are scheduled for eligibility interviews based upon priority and application filing date and the availability of vouchers. Interviews are conducted at the  Borough Applications Offices.