What are the waiting times for HUD housing vouchers?


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Waiting times for the Department of Housing and Urban Development housing vouchers vary from one district to the next. However, waiting times range from several months to several years, according to HUD. To receive information on waiting times, HUD directs applicants to their local housing authority.

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Contact information for local housing authorities is available on the HUD website, as of 2015. However, because many factors affect the number of housing vouchers available, it is difficult for some local housing authorities to provide a specific wait time. The Tennessee Housing Development Agency, for example, advises applicants that it cannot provide an estimated wait time.

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