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Housing Choice Voucher Program

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV)

The Columbia Housing Authority (CHA) will be opening its Section 8 HCV waiting list for one week from April 5 – 9, 2021
The CHA will accept pre-applications to be placed on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List through a lottery selection process as follows the following dates:
Dates: Monday, April 5 thru Friday, April 9, 2021. (One week only)
Time: 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily
Place: OAK Towers, 700 North Garth Avenue, Columbia, MO
There is no need for anyone to line up early for the lottery process. Lottery numbers will be drawn all week long.
Pre-Applications will only be accepted the week of April 5-9, 2021.
Applicants must apply in person at this time in order to pick a lottery number.
Applicants can save time by printing and completing the pre-application form before they.
The Cover letter provides details about what documents applicants need to bring when they apply the week of April 5-9, 2021.
The documents can be accessed on the CHA web site at:



The CHA is accepting applications for the newly renovated Bear Creek Apartments.
• 1, 2, 3, & 4 Bedroom Units Available
• Modern Newly Renovated Units
• Rent Based on Income *
• Low Initial Security Deposit
• Energy Efficient & New Appliances
• Washer & Dryer Hookups
• Park & Laundry Facility
• Resident Services & Family Self-Sufficiency Programs
* Qualified applicants must be low-income.

Apply now at:

The Columbia Housing Authority
201 Switzler Street, Columbia
(573) 443-2556

You Should Know

CHA provides housing assistance to over 1,900 families in Columbia and Boone County.

Families pay 30% of their adjusted household income for rent.

Our Family Self-Sufficiency Programs help families develop five-year plans for self-sufficiency.

Contact Us

201 Switzler St.
Columbia, MO 65201
(573) 443-2556 phone
(800) 735-2966 TTY Relay