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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

HCVP Newsletter
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