The Portland Housing Authority from Portland, Connecticut – Waitlist OPEN Soon from August 17, 2018, until August 24, 2018.

The Portland Housing Authority (PHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is opening soon, from August 17, 2018 until August 24, 2018.

Please note: This waiting list was first announced to be open from August 6 until August 13, 2018, but an updated public notice was later published with the dates provided above.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Download and print the application online here.
  2. Pick up an application at the PHA office, located at 9 Chatham Court, Portland, Connecticut, 06480, from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm ET, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 8:30 am until 1:00 pm on Wednesdays; or 8:30 am to 1:30 pm on Fridays.

Applications that are faxed, hand-delivered or emailed will not be accepted.

Once the paper application has been completed, it must be postmarked between August 6 and August 13, 2018 and mailed to the Portland Housing Authority, 9 Chatham Court, Portland, Connecticut, 06480.

There are no preferences.

175 applicants will be selected by random lottery to complete a full application. On August 14, 2018, the 175 applicants will be selected and mailed a complete application.


For more information, visit the PHA website, or call the office at (860) 342-1688.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority at (860) 342-1688, Extension 110.