FAHP Waiting List Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to questions about the waiting list for the Family Affordable Housing Program

The lottery for the Family Affordable Housing Program waiting list was completed in August 2017. 

Q: How do I know if I made the wait list?

A: Log in to 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 in to 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 are not sure, it will depend on vacancies.   
Q: I applied and didn’t write down my PIN and USER ID
A: That is OK.  You will log into www.waitlistcheck.com to check your status on the list.  If you don’t have your ID you can enter in your date of birth and social security number.