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Public Housing Waiting List

Waiting List

Upon submission of an application, applicants are informed of their approximate waiting period. The waiting period differs for applicants who apply through the regular application process than those who apply through the pre-application process.

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)-1-2 years
One Bedroom (elderly/disabled only)-2-3 years
Two Bedroom (elderly/disabled only)- 3-5 years
Pre-Application (1 to 7 bedroom/family developments)-3 to 6 years
*Waiting periods are subject to change

Waiting List Check


Note: Our Waiting List Check tool is down for maintenance until further notice. To check your status, please visit our Administrative Offices at 100 Broad Street.

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

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