Section 8 Online Application

Section 8 Waiting List to Open

Monday, January 7, 2019 at 9:00 am

Online Appplication for Housing - In English

Aplicación para la Asistencia de Vivienda - en Español 

On Monday, January 7, 2019 at 9:00 a.m., Franklin County Housing Authority will open the Section 8 waiting list for Mainstream Voucher applicants. Only families who are under the age of 62, disabled, and meet one of the following categories are eligible to apply: homeless, near homeless, institutionalized or near institutionalization.

Applications for the Section 8 Mainstream Vouchers can be filled out online at or may be picked up at any of our office locations. Our office locations are 436 West Washington Street, Chambersburg, PA 17201 and 202 Elder Avenue, Waynesboro, PA 17268. The offices are open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. If you are submitting an online application, please turn in your required documents in person or fax them to 717-263-1329. An applicant has 14 days to submit all required information/documents from an online application or they will have to reapply. Applications must be complete in order to be accepted by the Housing Authority for processing.

The application requires that the applicant provide proof of income, copies of birth certificates, and social security cards for all family members. A photo ID is required for all family members 18 and over.

The family’s preliminary eligibility is determined upon receipt of the completed application, including proof of eligible category, and after a criminal history and a prior subsidized housing check have been done.

More information about eligibility and the application process can be found at

The first 30 completed and eligible applications received by The Housing Authority will be placed on the Section 8 Waitlist for Mainstream Voucher applicants.