Rental Assistance (Section 8)

The WHC administers approximately 1,150 Housing Choice Vouchers (Section-8) within Kent County and part of Ottawa County. The families and individuals who receive the vouchers pay a portion of their income for rent and the WHC pays the remainder (up to the limits set by HUD (Housing and Urban Development)) directly to the landlords each month.
 

SECTION 8 WAITLIST INFORMATION

The Wyoming Housing Commission Section 8 Waitlist is currently CLOSED for new applications.

Previous Applicants:

PLEASE NOTE: BEING SELECTED TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITLIST, DOES NOT MEAN YOU ARE ON THE WAITING LIST INDEFINITELY.  YOU MUST COMPLY WITH THE ELIGIBILITY PROCESS BY RETURNING ANY DOCUMENTS WE MAY SEND YOU AND YOU MUST RESPOND TO ATTEMPTS TO REACH YOU.  FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN BEING REMOVED FROM THE WAITING LIST. 

Upon the closing of a Section 8 Waitlist enrollment period, the application software will conduct a random lottery of all applications, the selected applicants will be notified by mail.  That mailing will include a selection letter, Waiver of Liability form(s) and a HUD form 92006.  These forms must be completed and returned by the date stated in the selection letter. If your selection letter is returned with no forwarding address you will be cancelled from the waitlist.  

If you have an active Section 8 application already in the system; any new applications will be deleted. 

No applications are being accepted at this time. 

IF you are placed on the waiting list:
•    You may be not be contacted for up to 2-5 years.

THE SECTION 8 APPLICATION IS ONLY AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE PLACED ON THE WAITLIST; IT IS NOT A GUARANTEE OF PLACEMENT OR ASSISTANCE

To make any changes to your application, please contact the WHC office at 616-534-5471 for further instructions.

 

 
 

SECTION 8 DOCUMENTS