DeKalb Housing Authority opens Section 8 waiting list

November 9, 20182min5501
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The Housing Authority of DeKalb County (HADC) is opening its Housing Choice Voucher Program Tenant-Based (commonly known as Section 8) Waiting List.

The program provides rental assistance to eligible low-income families, seniors and persons with disabilities. Interested persons must apply by completing an online application at

The waiting list will open Tuesday, Dec. 11, and will close Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

Applications will be online only, and not be in paper form. Only one application per applicant will be accepted. To submit an application, interested persons must have a valid email address. Instructions for establishing an email address will be part of the application. Persons without access to the Internet must go to sites where computers are available for public use, such as public libraries and sites listed on the HADC’s website.

For reasonable accommodation, the HADC’s Waiting List Hotline 404-270-2590 will be available between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. EST during the wait list opening in order to assist persons needing special assistance completing the application due to a disability, language translation services, or communication in an alternative format. Persons with hearing or speech disabilities using TDD or TTY technology may call Georgia Relay Services at 711 for assistance.

For more information, including Frequently Asked Questions regarding the Waiting List opening and a list of Internet Access Sites is, please link to the HADC’s website,




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  • Jerry Mckoy

    February 21, 2020 at 12:06 pm

    My name is Jerry Mckoy I was shot in the head June 23rd 2018 since then I haven’t been able to find housing I’m hoping DeKalb County Housing Authority can help me or point me in the right direction where I can get some help I am currently disabled from my gunshot wound to the back of the head and I have a bullet lodged in my back I’m homeless with nowhere to stay and I desperately need help I receive disability and I don’t mind paying some type of rent that’s based on my income please contact me back as soon as possible I am homeless and need help desperately


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