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

SECTION 8 - HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM WAITLIST OPENING

The Wyoming Housing Commission will open its HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM (Section 8) waiting list on March 8, 2021 at 12:01 am to accept applications.  The list will remain open through March 9, 2021 at 11:59 pm pm. Applications will be accepted ONLY Online, All pre-applications must be received by 11:59 pm on March 9, 2021, at which time waiting list will be closed and no further pre-applications will be accepted.  Note: No other program applications are being accepted at this time.

If you are unable to apply online because of a disability, please contact the office at 616-534-5471.

PLEASE REVIEW THESE DOCUMENTS BEFORE APPLYING:

 
To apply please click link below:  THIS LINK WILL NOT BE ACTIVE UNTIL MARCH 8, 2021 AT 12:01 A.M.

https://wyomings82021.hdswaitinglist.com/

IF YOU USE YOUR CONFIRMATION NUMBER TO VERIFY YOUR STATUS ON THE APPLICATION PAGE FOR THIS OR ANY PREVIOUS APPLICATIONS, PLEASE NOTE:  BEING SELECTED BY THE LOTTERY DOES NOT MEAN YOU ARE ON THE WAITING LIST INDEFINITELY.  YOU MUST COMPLY WITH THE ELIGIBILITY PROCESS BY RETURNING 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.  THE WAITLIST REGISTRATION STATUS ON THE APPLICATION SITE DOES NOT UPDATE IF YOU HAVE BEEN REMOVED FROM THE ACTIVE LIST.

Previous Applicants:

If you would like to check the status of a previous Section 8 application you must contact the office at 616-534-5471.

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

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.
 
 

SECTION 8 DOCUMENTS