What is the Housing Choice Voucher Program?

The Housing Choice Voucher Program (a.k.a. Section 8 program), is a federally funded program designed to help eligible low-income families secure decent, safe and sanitary housing. The Waukegan Housing Authority administers the program by providing vouchers that enable eligible families to seek out suitable housing in the private sector. In order to be eligible for participation in the Housing Choice Voucher program (a.k.a. Section 8 program) the head of household must be 18 years of age or legally emancipated and at least one family member must have legal residency status in the United States.

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2019 Official Housing Choice Voucher Waitlist Lottery Registration

The Waukegan Housing Authority
Welcomes You to the

2019 Official Housing Choice Voucher
Waitlist Lottery Registration!

Registration begins at 12:01 am CDT on April 10th, 2019 and will close on April 17th, 2019 at 11:59pm **ONLINE ONLY**

** You can apply provided you have a computer or mobile device with internet access.
If you do not; then you can find a community organization to assist you with the registration process;  please click here *****

“With the Support of the City of Waukegan, we continue to work closely with the community organizations to provide affordable housing needs to the community and raise the standards and stock of decent, safe and sanitary housing, thus improving the quality of life within our community”, said WHA, Executive Director, CEO, Charles J. Chambers Jr. “I invite everyone to apply”.

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