Spokane Housing Authority

                                         Providing Housing - Improving Lives

Housing Assistance

SHA offers the following rental assistance programs:

Public Housing

Public Housing are HUD-subsidized apartment units and properties with rental assistance that is 'attached' to the unit. Rent paid by the tenant is based on the income of the household.

Change of Circumstance Forms

Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

  • Tenant Based Housing Choice Voucher (HCV or Section 8)
    This is a 'portable' voucher which can be used with any property that meets HUD Housing Quality Standards. After the initial 12 month lease, the tenant may be able move to another location. Rent paid by the client is based on household income.
    The Section 8 waiting list runs on a lottery-based system. Please visit the Lottery page for more information.
  • Tenant Based Section 8 Homeownership
    After at least 12 months of assistance with a tenannt based voucher, qualified households may be eligible to use their voucher to assist with mortgage payments. Rent paid by the client is based on household income.
  • Project Based
    These vouchers are assigned to specific addresses. If a tenant chooses to move, the assistance remains at that specific address. Rent paid by the client is based on household income. Project Based Voucher waiting lists are specific to the properties where the vouchers are assigned.

Change of Circumstance Forms

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