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Waiting List

Beginning in March of 2020, you must apply for the PHA Public Housing Waiting List online at  Applications that are faxed, mailed, emailed or hand-delivered will not be accepted. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation should contact the PHA at 401-751-6400 or via email at

Upon submission of an application, applicants are informed of their approximate waiting period.  Throughout the waiting period, we ask that you provide updates to your contact information, as needed, by emailing

Transfer List – List is posted in the Administrative Offices at 100 Broad Street, Providence and at every PHA Management Office.

Estimates for units depending on bedroom size and development as well as links to the proper waiting lists:

Bedroom Size, Approximate Waiting Period
Studio (elderly/disabled only): 2-3 years
One Bedroom (elderly/disabled only): 3-4 years
Two Bedroom (elderly/disabled only): 5-7 years
One to Seven bedroom (family developments): 8-10 years depending on bedroom size
*Waiting periods are subject to change

Waiting List Check

Enter your last name and date of birth below to check your status on the waiting list.

If your name does not appear with your place on the list, please contact Yolanda in our Tenant Selection Department at 401-709-1300 or

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