Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP)
The Housing Choice Voucher Program operates and manages an Annual Contributions
Contract (ACC) to assist low-income families with rental payments through the Section
8 Program. The department develops Section 8 service initiatives, conducts programmatic
analysis, and engages in budgeting, financing, communications, and counseling functions
to assist program participants.
The department also ensures that landlord Housing Assistance Payments are distributed
as scheduled, performs fair market rent determinations, conducts Housing Quality
Standards (HQS) inspections and re-inspections, and performs annual reviews of tenant
utility allowances, making revisions and adjustments as necessary.
How to Apply for HCVP
At this time, the HCVP waiting list is closed. HANO is currently serving
more than 17,000 families on the HCVP program, and has a waiting list of approximately
20,000 additional families.
If you are currently on the waiting list, you must notify the housing authority
in writing of any change in your address or household composition. If you do not
update your information, you may lose your place on the waiting list.
Changes should be mailed to:
Housing Authority of New Orleans
Section 8 Waiting List
4100 Touro Street
New Orleans, LA 70122.
Please include your name, social security number, former address, and new address.
You may also email the changes to