Section 8

Section 8 (Housing Choice Voucher) Basic Program Requirements

What is Section 8?

The Section 8 (Housing Choice Voucher) Program is a federally funded, locally administered rental assistance program that helps low-income families, the elderly and the disabled afford decent and safe housing in the private market.

How Do I Apply?

The St. Louis Housing Authority (SLHA) Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list is CLOSED.

The Online Portal is currently closed. If you have applied through the portal in 2014 and would like to check on your status, or confirm that your application has been received, please contact by email or phone Camille Hill at (314) 286-4308, Kimisha Robinson at (314) 286-4251, Latrice Carroll at (314) 286-4259 or Leslie Hines at (314) 286-4309.

For HCV Special Programs and Portability please contact by email or phone Marietta Mirakowska, Client Analyst at (314) 286-4265/fax (314) 289-7265.

Do I Qualify for Section 8?

Is your income level within the “Income Guidelines”? (see chart)

Do you have a history free of drug use/or abuse and free of alcohol abuse?

Have you been a previous resident of SLHA or another housing authority and do not have an outstanding balance with that program?

Congratulations! If you answered “yes” to these questions, you may qualify for Section 8.

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