Housing Services

The Lottery for the Housing Choice Voucher has been completed. 

Log into www.waitlistcheck.com to check your status.

  • If your application is marked ACTIVE, your application was selected in the lottery.  You will need to log into www.assistancecheck.com and create an account using the 6 digit Assistance Check PIN.  

  • If your application is marked INACTIVE, your application was not selected in the lottery. 

See INSTRUCTIONS for creating an account on ASSISTANCE.CHECK.COM (pdf)

If you are not sure what to do next, please see Frequently Asked Questions below.

Frequently Asked Questions


Q: How do I know if I made the wait list? 
A: Log into www.waitlistcheck.com.  If your status is marked active you made the lottery.  If your status is marked inactive, you did not make the lottery.

Q: My status says inactive.  Why?  
A:  Your name was not selected in the random lottery.  

Q: Why didn’t I qualify for the lottery? 
A: There was nothing you did to not qualify.  Placement on the list was done through a random selection through the computer.

Q: My status says active, what do I do now? 
A: You will need to log into www.assistancecheck.com and set up an account.  Follow the instructions carefully when setting up your account. 

Q:  I am trying to set up my account in www.assistancecheck.com and it’s not accepting the PIN Number.  
A: The ASSISTANCE CHECK PIN Number is a 6 digit number that was provided on your application receipt.  Make sure that you are not entering in the Application ID.   

Q: I have set up my account on www.assistancecheck.com.  What do I do now? 
A: You will wait for your name to be selected from the list.  Please use www.assistancecheck.com to report any changes.  

Q:  How long will I have to wait? 
A: We anticipate that all applicants will be selected within 3 years.  

Q: My status says I am active.  Can I go get an apartment now? 
A: You have applied for the wait list.  You may wait 3 years for assistance.  Final eligibility is determined when your name is selected from the list.

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