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Posted on: May 15, 2019

White Plains Housing Choice Voucher Wait List Opening June 3 - 10, 2019

White Plains Housing Authority


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the White Plains Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV) will accept pre-applications for federal rental assistance from June 3, 2019 at 9 am through June 10, 2019 at 4 pm EST.

Applications will ONLY be accepted online at Applicants may use a personal computer, laptop, tablet, or smartphone to apply. Computer and Internet access may be found at your local library, senior center, and other local agencies such as El Centro Hispano. No paper applications will be available.

Preference will be given to families who are involuntarily displaced due to a disaster or government action, families who, at the time of application, live in White Plains or families whose head, co-head or spouse works in White Plains, families whose head, co-head or spouse is elderly (age 62 and over) or disabled, and families with children.

Non-City of White Plains residents who are deemed eligible for housing assistance and receive a voucher are required to reside in Westchester County for at least one year before requesting to move to another jurisdiction.

Placement on our waiting list does not constitute Section 8 eligibility. When a name comes up to the top of the list detailed documentation will be requested to verify household income, family composition, residency and citizenship or eligible immigration status.

To be eligible, the family’s household annual income must not exceed the following Income Limits:

1 Person

2 People

3 People

4 People

5 People

6 People

7 People

8 People









Income limits are subject to change.

All eligible applications will be placed in a lottery. The lottery will be performed according to the program preferences and within each preference on a computerized random selection. Only the first 600 pre-applications will be placed on the waiting list. Applicants may verify their status as from June 17, 2019 at

If you are a person with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation in order to submit an application, please contact the Section 8 office in writing (must include a phone contact number), post marked no later than June 1, 2019.

For more information on the HCV program please visit our website at

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