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Housing Choice Voucher Program

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV)

The Section 8 Waiting List will open starting Monday, September 20, 2021 @ 8:00 AM CT.
The waiting list will remain open as long as it is manageable.
Pre-application forms and instructions are available at CHA’s Administration Building at 201 Switzler St., Columbia, MO 65203 or you can download the forms below.
Pre-Applications must be submitted in person and the applicant will be placed on the waiting list according to the date and time the application is accepted.
Do not fax or mail your Pre-Application
It is the responsibility of the applicant to provide all required information and answer all questions completely on the pre-application form.
For every household member you must include their Social Security Card and Birth Certificate. For members 18 and older you must also provide a Photo ID with your application.
If your pre-application form is incomplete, not signed, or does not contain all of the required information and documents, it will not be accepted- there will be no exceptions.
Please read and follow the instructions to avoid a rejected application!
Applicants must be determined eligible and qualify within the regulations of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and CHA Policies. Being placed on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waitlist does not guarantee you will receive rental assistance.
Download the Pre-Application & Instruction Sheet Here


The Section 8 Waiting List is now open!
See details here

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