We are ONLY accepting applications for studio apartments.


*Any applications submitted for the 1, 2, 3 and 4-bedrooms waiting lists will not be accepted, even with a confirmation number*


 The Public Housing Program is now accepting online applications for the Public Housing Waiting List (units owned by RHA). Note: this is a separate program from the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List, which is currently closed.

 Click on “Apply Now” or “Aplica Ahora” below for further information and to begin the application process.

 Apply Now - Studio apartment only

Aplica Ahora – Studio apartment only

 Other ways to apply for Public Housing Waiting List include mail, fax a completed printed application, or apply in-person at RHA’s Applications Processing Center at 270 Lake Ave, Suite 300, Rochester, NY 14608.

 To submit a paper application, simply click on the link below, print the application and submit it to the address indicated on the application.

 Housing Application - English (58.85 KB)

 Housing Application - Spanish (60.03 KB)


To check your status on the Public Housing Waiting List, call the Waiting List Status Inquiry Line at (585) 697-7574.