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Waiting List Information

The tenant-based Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list is currently closed to new applicants.  There are currently more than 29,000 households on this list.  We are unable to provide any individual applicant with specific information on their position on the list.

You will receive an annual letter confirming your interest in remaining on the waiting list.  Please make sure you respond to this letter every year.

If you are currently on the HCV (Section 8) waiting list and need to update your information, you can to go into the Applicant Portal by clicking on the words "Applicant Portal" and update your application. You will need to sign in as a returning visitor with the username and password you created when setting up your account. If you are having issues logging into the Applicant Portal, you can send an email to

If you do not have Internet access, you must notify us of the change by sending it to us in writing. The address is P.O. Box 36795 Charlotte, NC 28236.  You can also send an email to

If you need affordable housing now, you can find affordable housing options at these three web sites:

  • Charlotte Mecklenburg Housing Partnership:  Click Here
    • Navigate down to "View Properties" and click
  •  Click Here
    • You will need to navigate to North Carolina, then to Charlotte, then enter your search criteria (rent range and bedroom size desired)

We encourage you to pursue several avenues for affordable housing.  You are welcome to come use our free computers with Internet access in our Resource Room on Tuesday and Thursday mornings, 8:30 a.m.-Noon.

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Related Downloads

HCV Landlord Request for Rental Increase Form and Instructions


HCV Participant Inspection Complaint Form


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Key Contacts

Sue Maciejewski

Director of Housing Choice Voucher Program

(704) 336-7314

Kamilah Booker

Admissions and Portability Manager

(704) 336-5616

Chiara Hankerson

Inspections Manager

(704) 336-5350

Gwenarda Isley

Occupancy Manager


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