Section 8 Waiting List


NOTICE: The Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) Waiting List preliminary application period is currently closed.

The City of Kenosha Housing Authority is not accepting applications to its preliminary wait list at this time. Check back to this page regularly for announcements.

If you applied during the 2009 open enrollment, you may check your application status by going to

The pre-application process was last opened on June 28, 2016 through June 30, 2016. Only 1,000 of the pre-applications submitted during this period will be selected, at random by a computer, to be placed on the Wait List. If you applied during the 2016 open enrollment period, you may check your status ON OR AFTER JULY 14, 2016, by going to Please do not call the Kenosha Housing Authority office to verify an application. Note that being selected for placement on the Waiting List does not guarantee you will be eligible for an offer of a Housing Choice Voucher

Wait Times: The KHA does not provide emergency or immediate housing. The amount of time you will wait before your application is screened may vary. Vacancies and HUD funding may also affect the wait time. You will be notified by mail when the KHA is ready to screen your application. Waiting list applicants are required to report, in writing, changes of mailing address and family composition. The KHA gives priority to applicants who live, work, or attend school in Kenosha County, and the KHA gives priority to applicants who are either disabled, elderly, or who have minor children in the household.