How to Apply for Housing

Housing Authority of the City of Shreveport Housing Waiting Lists
 

HOUSING AUTHORITY OF THE CITY OF SHREVEPORT

ANNOUNCES THE OPENING OF ITS

HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (SECTION 8) WAITING LIST

 

The Housing Authority of the City of Shreveport (HACS) will accept Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) applications beginning at 8:00 a.m., CST, Friday, February 12, 2016 and closing at 5:00 p.m., CST, Saturday, February 13, 2016.

Online applications can be submitted at https://shreveport.apply4housing.comNo paper applications are available.

Assistance to complete the application process, due to a documented disability (i.e., Social Security Disability award letter), can be provided at 2500 Line Avenue, Shreveport, Louisiana  71104 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. on Friday, February 12, 2016.  Staff assistance will only be provided to those applicants with a documented disability.

Applications will be ranked by the HACS based on the date and time the electronic information is entered and a confirmation number is received by the applicant.  Preferences will be given to applicants who are not currently receiving housing assistance in any form (i.e., multi-family, project-based, or public housing assistance).

Applicants will need the following items in order to complete the application:

·        A valid email address

·     Names, social security numbers, and date of birth for all household members included on theapplication

·        A valid mailing address at the time of application

·        Total household income

·        Pen and paper to write down confirmation number

 

Applicants are responsible for keeping their address updated in the Applicant Portal.  The Applicant Portal can be accessed at http://www.shvhousauth.com/ApplicationProcess.  The Applicant Portal can only be accessed by applicants who have submitted an application.  HACS is not responsible for undeliverable mail.