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Posted on: August 1, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Cedar Falls Section 8 - Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Open

The Cedar Falls Low Rent Housing Agency will open the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program, on August 6, 2019. Applications will be accepted in person on Tuesday, August 6th and August 13th at 220 Clay Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Persons who cannot apply in person due to a disability may request a Reasonable Accommodation to the application process. 

Applicants must provide a photo ID and social security card for all adults household members at the time of application. Families who live or work in Cedar Falls must provide additional documentation, as described below. The City will serve applicants by preference groups, as follows.

Preference 1:

  • Elderly (62 and older)
  • Disabled
  • Families with legal domicile in Cedar Falls or who work in Cedar Falls. To establish this preference, the applicant must provide one of the following documents at the time of application: lease or utility bill in the name of the household, letter or paystub from a business operating in Cedar Falls, registration of dependent children in a Cedar Falls school.

Preference 2:

  •  Families who do not have legal domicile in Cedar Falls

Preference 3:

  •  Single, non-elderly, non-disabled individuals.

To be eligible, applicants must also earn less than 50% of the Area Median Income for household size. The 2019 income limits are:



















The Housing Choice Voucher program is the federal government's major program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market. Individuals apply for the program and then are placed on a waiting list. 

For further information, contact Lisa Ahern, Planner 1, City of Cedar Falls, 220 Clay Street, Cedar Falls, IA  50613, 319-273-8669 or email at

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