Initially you would be issued a voucher good for 60 days. You can ask for an additional extension if you are looking and cannot find a place.
Unless you are the victim of domestic violence, you would need your landlord’s permission to move before your lease is up.
You should always check with the Maintenance Department or your Program Manager before making any alterations to your unit. Otherwise you could end up being in violation of your lease and also being charged to undo the alterations.
Yes, pets are allowed but there are some restrictions. You should contact your Program Manager to get the information you need. You should do this before you get the pet.
Public Housing | What if I lose my job or something else happens and my income decreases substantially?
Contact your Program Manager and let them know about your changed circumstances. They will be able to give you direction on how your changed circumstances will affect your rent.
Public Housing | What if something breaks in my unit after hours or on a weekend and it’s an emergency?
Call the main number for the Maintenance Department. Someone will always answer the phone and help you with your problem.
You will be contacted by mail and sent a packet of information and forms that you will need to fill out and return within two weeks. Once you have returned a completed packet you will be contacted for an appointment. In order not to miss an opportunity when you come to the top of the More...
Information on whether a waitlist is open or closed is posted on the website page that describes the Housing Choice Voucher and Project-Based Voucher programs.
There is currently a 5 year wait for all housing assistance for one-bedroom and four-bedroom apartments. Your time on the waitlist will vary depending on the program you have applied for, the size of apartment that you need, your date of application and other eligibility.
There is a place on the application for you to let us know that you will need some type of accommodation for your disability. You should also ask for a Reasonable Accommodation Request Form so that we can better understand exactly what your needs will be.