Your local public housing agency will have information about Section 8 or Housing Choice Voucher wait lists. If you are already on a waiting list, contact the agency you applied with. Contact information for local housin... More »

Individuals may apply for Section 8 housing in Atlanta, Georgia, through the Atlanta Housing Authority when the waiting list is open, the Atlanta Housing Authority explains. The housing authority gives public notice when... More »

Once an applicant and his family are determined eligible, they are placed on a waiting list. Once a spot opens up, the public housing authority contacts the applicant to issue him the housing voucher. More »

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