Last updated 12/01/2014


The Section 8 Wait List is CLOSED: 

  • The CDA completed its 2014 Section 8 Lottery in July of 2014.
  • Pre-applications were accepted during the month of November for those who were selected in the lottery random drawing.
  • For those who were not selected in the lottery random drawing, it is not possible to apply for the Section 8 program.
  • No date has been set for the next lottery.

The applicant family must:

  • Have a head-of-household, spouse, or co-head who is at least 18 years of age.
  • Qualify as a family as defined by HUD and the CDA.
  • Have income at or below HUD-specified income limits.
  • Qualify on the basis of citizenship or the eligible immigrant status of family members.
    • Housing assistance is only available to individuals who are U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, or noncitizens that have eligible immigration status.
    • At least one family member must be a citizen, national, or noncitizen with eligible immigration status in order for the family to qualify for any level of assistance.
    • Families that include eligible and ineligible individuals are considered mixed families, and the amount of housing assistance will be prorated.
  • Provide social security number information for family members as required.
  • Consent to the CDA's collection and use of family information as provided for in CDA-provided consent forms.
  • Section 8 Admissions & Eligibility Brochure

Income Limits

The family share of rent is set between 30%-40% of your monthly adjusted income.  The payment standard is based on the apartment bedroom size.
Listed below are the maximum annual family income limits (effective 12/18/2013):
Number of Occupants Income Limit
1 Person
2 Persons $32,350
3 Persons $36,400
4 Persons $40,400
5 Persons $43,650
6 Persons   $46,900
7 Persons  $50,100
8 Persons $53,350


Last Updated: 12/01/2014


Si usted desea hablar en Español con un miembro del personal de la CDA, favor de llamar al (608) 266-4868.

Provee su nombre y un numero de teléfono de contacto.

Un miembro del personal de la CDA entonces devolverá su llamada usando un servicio de interpretación telefónica.

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