Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List Opens June 12

Online applications accepted from Wednesday, June 12, 8 a.m. through Tuesday, June 18, Noon

All library locations offer free internet computer stations and wifi. Some locations host Open Labs where extra staff assistance is available for one-to-one help with online applications. 

Apply to each waiting list separately via the following websites:

Metro HRA


St. Paul

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program provides rental assistance to households with very low incomes. In order to qualify, annual gross household income cannot exceed:

  • 1 person: $35,000
  • 2 persons: $40,000
  • 3 persons: $45,000
  • 4 persons: $50,000
  • 5 persons: $54,000
  • 6 persons: $58,000
  • 7 persons: $62,000
  • 8 persons: $66,000

Applications will not be available in the agency offices, and fax or e-mail requests will not be accepted. Applicants may use any computer, tablet or smart-phone to apply, including free computers at public libraries and at the housing authority, if available. Applicants needing a reasonable accommodation, free language assistance, or who require this information in an alternative format are encouraged to submit a request to any of the agencies in advance of the waiting list opening. Translation will be available in 60 different languages.