Chandler to open Housing Choice Voucher waitlist Jan. 27

Chandler will open its Section 8 waitlist for the first time since 2016 on Jan. 27. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Chandler will open its Section 8 waitlist for the first time since 2016 on Jan. 27. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Chandler will open its Section 8 waitlist for the first time since 2016 on Jan. 27. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)

Chandler city officials will open the city's waitlist for the Housing Choice Voucher Program, also known as Section 8 housing, beginning at 8 a.m. Jan. 27.

The deadline to apply is noon Feb. 10, according to the city.

After the preapplication period closes, 4,000 preapplicants will be randomly selected and placed on the Section 8 waitlist. Preapplicants will receive notifications about whether they were selected via mail.

Applicants may apply online through the applicant portal at chandleraz.gov/applyforhousing.

To request a paper preapplication by phone, contact Chandler’s Housing and Redevelopment Office at 480-782-3200, 7-1-1 (TTY) *7-1-1 (Voice), English TTY 800-367-8939, or Español 800-842-2088; in person at 235 S. Arizona Ave., Chandler; by email at chandler.housing@chandleraz.gov; or by fax at 480-782-3220. Completed paper preapplications may be submitted to the city via email, fax, postal and physical addresses as noted above.


Section 8 housing is a type of federal assistance provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development dedicated to assisting low-income families, the elderly and the disabled whose incomes do not exceed set income levels.

The waitlist was last opened in Chandler in January 2016, according to officials.
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