Rental Assistance (Section 8)

The WHC administers approximately 1,100 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

Upon the closing of the Section 8 Waitlist enrollment period on November 30, 2017, at 5:00 pm, 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 are placed on the waiting list:
•    You may be not be contacted for up to 2-5 years.

If you would like to check the status of your Section 8 application and you applied before November 27, 2017, you must contact the office at 616-534-5471.

If you applied between November 27 - November  30, 2017, you may revisit the following link  to  check the status of your application: https://wyomings82017.hdswaitinglist.com

THE HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (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.

 

***  Currently, the HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (SECTION 8) waitlist is CLOSED ***
 
SECTION 8 DOCUMENTS