Closing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List July 1, 2018

Salem Housing Authority (SHA) will close the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), waiting list effective 11:59 p.m. Saturday, June 30, 2018 until further notice.


All online waiting list applications need to be submitted before July 1, 2018.  New waiting list applications will not be accepted while the waiting lists are closed.  Incomplete applications received by SHA before July 1, 2018, but not completed by July 16, 2018, will not be added to the waiting list.


All applicants currently on the waiting list will be processed according to SHA policies and procedures.  Applicants are placed on the waiting list by date and time of application and in accordance with the Section 8 Administrative Plan.  Waiting list updates on current applicants will continue to be taken while the waiting list is closed.  It is important for applicants to keep their address updated with SHA and to respond to any notices sent by SHA. For more information, contact the SHA office at 360 Church ST SE, Salem OR 97301 or email