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Section 8 Waiting List

Waiting List for Section 8

The Providence Housing Authority (PHA) Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) waiting list opens June 6th, 2019 through the state-wide online portal.  The List will remain open until further notice.

Current PHA Waiting List Applicants

If you are a current PHA Waiting List applicant, it is important to provide us with your current address and correct contact information. If the PHA is unable to contact you to provide notices about the List, your name will be removed.  Starting in June of 2019, you can go online to to update your contact information.

The Centralized Waiting List

If you have already completed your registration with Rhode Island’s Section 8 Centralized Wait List, you can log into your account to check your wait list status for multiple cities and towns in one location. As mentioned above, you can also easily update your information to receive notices.

NOTE: As of June 6, 2019, all existing applicants can maintain their status on the PHA list online through the centralized wait list.  Please do not reapply or create a new account if you were already on the PHA list.  If you have forgotten your email or password to the Portal, please call 401-457-1288 for assistance. Do not re-register.


As of June 6, 2019, applications and wait list updates can be made online through the state-wide centralized portal.  Paper, email, faxed, or in-person applications will no longer be accepted.

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