Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

HCV Waitlist Opening Notice

The Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority (CRHA) has announced that it will be opening the Housing Choice Voucher waiting list as of Monday March 29, 2021 at 9:00am and closing it Friday April 2, 2021 at 4:00pm.

CRHA is now accepting application electronically

You must register a portal account using a personal email address. To register your portal account visit: 

Effective Tuesday March 23, 2021 you may register your account and apply to the Public Housing wait lists that are currently open. You cannot apply to the HCV waitlist until the opening date/ time listed above. You must complete your application prior to the closing date, listed above, in order to receive placement on the HCV waitlist. If you are already on one of CRHA’s wait lists, you will need a registration code to create an account on the portal. That code is being mailed to the address on file or you may call the Rental Office for assistance.

 Persons with valid documentation of a disability requiring assistance to complete the application may apply in person by calling 434.326.4672 to set up an appointment for assistance.

CRHA is a Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Agency. Individuals with   disabilities may contact us at TDD/ TTY: 711 VA Relay or 434.326.4672

HCV Waitlist Opening Notice 3.2021

CRHA is authorized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to administer up to 538 Housing Choice Vouchers (formerly known as “Section 8” vouchers) for the benefit of local residents.  Housing Choice Vouchers are portable housing subsidies that qualifying tenants can use to rent units on the open market.

For more info. on Housing Choice Vouchers, please see this HUD Fact Sheet.

Announcement:  on January 29, 2021, CRHA will open the waiting list for our Mainstream Voucher Program, which provides rent support for non-elderly persons with disabilities who have experienced homelessness.  For more info., click here.

The Mainstream Voucher Program Waitlist is CLOSED.

CRHA Voucher Briefing:

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