Be aware of an online scam concerning RHA’s Section 8 waiting list.

These scam advertisements lead people to a site ( which is NOT related to Rochester Housing Authority or any official Section 8 website. Rochester Housing Authority has never, and will never, ask you to pay a fee or request banking information in order to apply for services.

We have alerted our local law enforcement, Federal Agency, Housing and Urban Development, Facebook and Google to this issue with the hope that they’ll take immediate action against this malicious site.

RHA’s Section 8 Waiting List is not open. The only way to apply or receive information about Section 8 or any other form of HUD rental assistance funding is through our Leasing Operations Department. Visit in person at 675 West Main Street or call 585-697-6105.



The Rochester Housing Authority is an essential resource for Greater Rochester, providing quality housing opportunities and services for its communities.