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Housing Voucher Program Waitlist open

NOTE: This is not administered by Gainesville Housing Authority so go to to apply


The Department of Community Affairs (DCA) is excited to announce the opening of the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program Tenant Based and Project Based Waiting List


The waiting list is open Tuesday, October 17th, 2023, at 12:00 am to Friday, October 20, 2023, at 11:59 pm.

We will select applicants via a lottery system to ensure a fair and impartial process. This means that all applications received during the open window will have an equal chance of selection. Once the application period closes, we randomly select 5,000 applications to be placed on the Tenant Based Waiting List. Families are limited to one application per household.

Applying is easy and takes just a few minutes! You only need a smartphone, tablet, or computer with an internet connection. No documents need to be uploaded. You only need to enter basic family information into our convenient application portal. 

´╗┐Applications are only available here onlineThis is the only link to the appropriate application.

If you need help completing an application because of language or disability needs, please call 1-855-924-8446 and leave a detailed message, including your name, phone number, and email address. Please call no later than 2:00 p.m. on Friday October 20, 2023, to ensure they have enough time to return your call. Please speak clearly and slowly.

Please visit to view the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section for a full list of program eligibility requirements and other important application information.