DeKalb County Housing Authority Temporarily Close Section 8


The DeKalb County Housing Authorityannounced that effective Thursday, October 31, 2019, at 8:00 AM the Housing Authority of the County of DeKalb will officially close the Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 Waiting List The Housing Authority anticipates re-opening the waiting list during 2020. No date has been selected at this time. Please note, this waiting list has only accepted pre-applications from applicants who were income-eligible and the head, spouse or sole member of the household were 62 years of age or older and/or the head, spouse or sole member of household claim a verifiable disability since October 23, 2015, 8:00 AM.

The Low-Income Public Housing Waiting List remains open to applicants who are income-eligible and who have two (2) or more of our local preferences. Pre-applications are submitted online at<>. Please read each question carefully and provide the best answer to have a successful pre-application submission.

Applicants are encouraged to check their pre-application status online at
This housing authority does not offer emergency shelter or funding.

To learn more about the Housing Authority of the County of DeKalb or the housing programs, please check our web site at<>.

Media Release from: Jennifer Yochem – Admissions Manager

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