For the first time since 2007, the state of Connecticut will open its waiting lists for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program and the State Rental Assistance Program (RAP). The state will be accepting pre-applications for two weeks for those interested in being placed on the waiting lists, from August 4, 2014 until August 18, 2014.
A total of 5,000 applicants will be randomly selected for the Section 8 waiting list and 3,000 will be randomly selected for RAP waiting list.
Pre-applications will be accepted by mail and electronically. Pre-applications that are mailed must be postmarked between August 4 and August 18, 2014. Online pre-applications must be submitted by 5:00pm August 18, 2014.
The Partnership for Strong Communities DOES NOT administer or take part in the Section 8 or RAP Wait List. To receive a pre-application and for answers to questions please refer to the Department of Housing www.ct.gov/doh