RHA's Housing Choice Voucher

(Section 8) Waiting List will reopen, ONLINE ONLY

Monday, December 9, 2019 at 12:01am through Sunday, December 22, 2019 at 11:59pm

The Rochester Housing Authority’s (RHA) Housing Choice Voucher Section 8 Program provides tenant-based assistance, in the form of a voucher, to low-income families, elderly, and persons with disabilities for rental units chosen by the tenant in the private market.

A website link will become available December 9, 2019.  Please check back then.  You may apply using any devices that access the internet; for example, computers, cell phones, and tablets.

When applying to the waiting list, we recommend that you have all your household members’ names, birthdates, and social security numbers readily available. Only one application per person will be accepted, so please be sure your application is accurate and complete before submitting it.

Rochester Housing Authority offices will not be accepting applications or walk ins regarding this waiting list. Please direct all questions or concerns for our waiting list either by phone at (585) 697-6206 or by email at . RHA staff will assist in any way to help you get your application submitted.

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.