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 will open on May 23rd, 2022, at 12:01am and close on May 25, 2022, at 11:59pm for new applicants.  If you have an active Section 8 application already in the system; any new applications will be deleted.
 
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
 

Upon the closing of the enrollment period on May 25, 2022, at 11:59 pm, the application software will conduct a random lottery of all eligible applications and place the selected applicants on the Wyoming Housing Commission Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list.  

IF you are randomly selected through the lottery process you 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 as stated in the selection letter. If your selection letter is returned with no forwarding address you will be cancelled from the waitlist; therefore, please ensure you are indicating a valid address when completing your application.

PLEASE NOTE: BEING SELECTED 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.  REGISTRATION STATUS ON APPLICATION SITE DOES NOT UPDATE IF YOU HAVE BEEN REMOVED FROM THE ACTIVE LIST.

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

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To apply, please click below: 

Reminder - This link will not be active until 12:01am on May 23, 2022. PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS BEFORE APPLYING.

https://wyomings82022.hdswaitinglist.com

 

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

 

 
 

SECTION 8 DOCUMENTS