OPENING AND CLOSING OF THE CITY AND COUNTY OF HONOLULU’s (the “City”) SECTION 8 HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER WAIT LIST
The City and County of Honolulu is opening its Wait List for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program provides rental assistance to eligible households. Only online pre-applications will be accepted from Monday, February 6, 2023, 7:45 a.m., through Friday, February 10, 2023, at 4:30 p.m. Submitted pre-applications will be randomized, and through a lottery, 3,000 selected applications will be placed on the waiting list. There is no first-come, first-served advantage, and only one application will be allowed per household. There is no guarantee for eligibility or housing assistance after applying.
Pre-applications will be accepted online from Monday, February 6, 2023, 7:45 a.m., to Friday, February 10, 2023, 4:30 p.m., at https://tinyurl.com/oahuhcv
THERE IS NO COST TO APPLY.
Devices such as smart phones, tablets, and computers with internet access may be used. For those without internet access, the following sites are allowing the public use of computers. Please follow COVID19 safety protocols at the site, if applicable, including social distancing and wearing a face mask at all times.
AGENCIES WITH COMPUTER ACCESS
Place Address and Time Availability
Section 8 Offices 842 Bethel St., 1st Floor, Honolulu (808-768-7096)
1000 Uluohia St., #118, Kapolei (808-768-3000)
(M-F: 7:45 am – 4:00 pm)
Gregory House Programs 200 N. Vineyard Blvd., Ste. A310, Honolulu
(By Appointment Only, P: 808-592-9030, Jeff Akau, Program Manager)
American Job Center 680 Iwilei Rd., #700, Honolulu
(M-F: 8:30 am – 4:00 pm) (P: 808-768-5701)
HCAP Kalihi Palama District Office 1555 Haka Dr., Ste. 2408, Honolulu
(By Appointment Only) (P: 808-847-0804) (M-F: 10:00 am – 3:00 pm)
HCAP Central District Service Center 99-102 Kalaloa St., Aiea
(By Appointment Only) (P: 808-488-6834) (E: firstname.lastname@example.org)
HCAP Leeward District Service Center 85-555 Farrington Hwy, Waianae
(By Appointment Only) (P: 808-696-4261)
Waianae Neighborhood Community Center 85-670 Farrington Hwy., Rooms 5-6, Waianae
(M-F: 9:00 am – 3:00 pm) (P: 808-697-7868)
Waimanalo Health Center 41-1295 Kalaniana`ole Hwy., Waimanalo
(Appointment and Walk-in) (M-F: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm) (P: 808-259-7948) (E: DArias@waimanalohealth.org)
Susannah Wesley Community Center 1117 Kaili St., Honolulu
(By Appointment Only) (P: 808-847-1535)
Pre-applications will only be accepted online. To prepare and submit a pre-application:
1. You must have a valid email address to apply.
2. Have the names, dates of birth, and social security numbers available for all household members. You will also need the monthly gross income (before taxes) for each source of income for all persons listed on your pre-application. You must list all sources of income individually. Please review the income limit table to check for eligibility.
3. Complete the pre-application online at https://tinyurl.com/oahuhcv
4. Submit the pre-application online between Monday, February 6, 2023, 7:45 a.m. through Friday, February 10, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. The website will close precisely at 4:30 p.m.
5. Your confirmation receipt will be emailed to you.
2022 Applicable Income Limits
Number of Household Members
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
$45,750 $52,250 $58,800 $65,300 $70,550 $75,750 $81,000 $86,200
The City and County of Honolulu does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, familial status, age, disability, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity expression, or HIV status. A person requiring special assistance to apply such as interpreters for sign language, Limited English Proficiency, etc. is entitled to these provisions at no cost to you. Applicants who need an accommodation, must contact the City before Monday, January 30, 2023 at 4:30 p.m. Please call (808) 768-7098 or email email@example.com.
No duplicate applications will be accepted. A duplicate application found with same or similar household members will have all applications denied. Prior to adding any households to the Wait List, the City will screen for any duplication.
Within 30-60 days following the closing of the Wait List, applicants will be able to check their application status. Go to www.waitlistcheck.com and follow the instructions for status of the pre-application. “HOLD” means that the random selection process has not been completed yet. “ACTIVE” means that your pre-application was selected and has been placed on the Wait List. “INACTIVE” means that your pre-application was not selected and you have not been placed on the Wait List. An email notification will be sent to all selected applicants.
Interpreters will be available via WebEx at the times below.
Go to www.honolulu.gov/dcs/housing.html for the link to the different sessions.
Monday, 2/6/2023 8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Marshallese
Tuesday, 2/7/2023 8:15 a.m. – 9:45 am.
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Vietnamese
Wednesday, 2/8/2023 8:15 a.m. – 9:45 am. Korean
Please visit our website https://www.honolulu.gov/dcs/housing.html for more information about our program.
Anton C. Krucky