The Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list will open to accept applications on:

July 15, 2024, at 10AM – July 19, 2024, at 10AM

600 households will be randomly selected by lottery for placement onto the HCV waiting list.  Pre-applications must be submitted online.  To apply, click the button below.

Families who reside outside of Whatcom County at the time they submit the pre-application must reside in Whatcom County for the first twelve months of assistance.

 Households must meet the minimum eligibility requirements and income limits at the time of selection:

  • The head of household is 18 years of age or older or an emancipated minor
  • At least one member of the family is a U.S. Citizen or non-citizen with eligible immigration status
  • The household has an income at or below 50% of the area median income:
Number of Persons in the Family Income Must Not Exceed
1 Person Family $36,950
2 Person Family $42,200
3 Person Family $47,500
4 Person Family $52,800
5 Person Family $57,000
6 Person Family $61,250
7 Person Family $65,500
8 Person Family $69,700

For assistance, please email  [email protected] or call 360-676-6887 and enter extension 1015 at any time.