Section 8 Applications

DHCD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Application pdf format of sec8app.pdf

DHCD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Application pdf format of sec8appfillable.pdf
- fillable pdf format

DHCD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Application pdf format of sec8app-cambodian.pdf
(Cambodian translation)

DHCD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Application pdf format of sec8app-chinese.pdf
(Chinese translation)

DHCD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Application pdf format of sec8app-hatian.pdf
(Hatian translation)

DHCD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Application pdf format of sec8app-portuguese.pdf
(Portuguese translation) 

DHCD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Application pdf format of sec8app-russian.pdf
(Russian translation)

DHCD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Application pdf format of sec8app-spanish.pdf
(Spanish translation)

DHCD Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Application pdf format of sec8app-vietnamese.pdf
(Vietnamese translation)

Regional Administering Authority Listing by Town pdf format of raalist.pdf

Locate a Service Provider

For additional information, please contact DHCD at 617-573-1150.


Regional Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Applications

PLEASE READ: Important Notice Regarding PBV Applications
PBV Waiting Lists to Close Temporarily
Effective June 5, 2009, most PBV waiting lists will be temporarily closed to new applicants.

New PBV Waiting List Process
During 2009-2010, DHCD intends to implement changes in the way households apply for PBV assistance. To improve efficiency and reduce the amount of time it takes to select applicants for PBV unit vacancies, the responsibility for managing waiting lists will be transferred from DHCD's regional administering agencies to the owners or property managers for each PBV property. This transition will occur over time - on a project-by- project basis. Each PBV owner/property manager will be required to submit a tenant selection plan for DHCD review and approval, prior to assuming responsibility for managing their respective waiting list.

Attention All Existing PBV Applicants - Waiting List Update
During the month of July 2009, DHCD will update all existing PBV waiting lists. Applicants on one or more PBV waiting lists will be contacted - by mail - and asked to return a pre-paid post-card to DHCD indicating their continued interest in remaining on each list. Applicants who respond to the update notice will not lose their place on the waiting list(s). Applicants who fail to respond to this update request will be removed from the list(s).

Attention All New Applicants - Check This Site For Periodic Updates
During this transition period, it is possible that some additional waiting lists will close, and others may re-open again, prior to an owner/property manager taking over the waiting list for a specific property. Persons interested in applying for a PBV unit at one of the regional administering agencies listed below should periodically check this website for updates.

When an owner/property manager is ready to assume responsibility for their PBV waiting list, DHCD will post additional information on this website that will explain how new applicants can apply for PBV assistance at specific properties.

Regional Section 8 Utility Allowances

 

General Information

Request for Responses (RFR) - Regional Administration of Rental Assistance Programs, August 13, 2012 pdf format of RFR Regional Admin of Rental Assistance Programs 2012

Section 8 Programs Overview doc format of section8description.doc

Frequently Asked Questions About the Project-Based Voucher Program rtf format of faq.rtf

HUD Income Limits

HUD Fair Market Rents
 

DHCD Section 8 Payment Standards

Contact:  For additional information, please contact DHCD at 617-573-1150.