RHA's Housing Choice Voucher (a.k.a. Section 8) Waiting List is now closed.

Now that the application period is over, 4,000 applications will be randomly selected. All applicants will be notified by mail within 90 days if they were or were not selected to be placed on the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8)Waiting List.

If you would like to  apply for a variety of additional housing support options through RHA including Public Housing and Project-Based Voucher please use the following tab on our home page “Learn about voucher & housing programs”. Interested persons may also call the RHA General Information Line for assistance at (585) 697-3600.

Scam Alert concerning RHA’s Section 8 waiting list.

These scam advertisements lead people to a site (section8programs.com) 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.





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