Check Status

You can easily update or verify information and check on the status of your application. Register or log on to Self Service.

As an applicant, you can:

  • view your current application status;
  • view your eligibility interview date;
  • view your Section 8 briefing date;
  • confirm your eligibility;
  • verify if you have been certified to a public housing development waiting list;
  • update your mailing address, home address and phone numbers; and
  • update information on your current application, such as reason for applying and borough of preference.

To use the NYCHA Self-Service Portal you must:

  • have applied for public housing or Section 8 with the New York City Housing Authority;
  • have an active Section 8 voucher;
  • be the person listed as the head of household on the public housing or Section 8 application/voucher; and
  • have a valid e-mail address and Social Security number

You can create an email address using a free service such as Google, Yahoo, Hotmail, or AOL.