Frequently Asked Questions
Question 1: How can I apply for Section 8?
Answer: The Longmont Housing Authority regrets to inform you that due to funding restrictions, the waiting list to receive a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher is currently closed. To see a list of affordable and subsidized housing in Longmont, please check out our Rental Resource List.
Question 2: What are the eligibility guidelines for Section 8?
Answer: Applicants must meet citizenship or eligible immigration requirements, and household members 18 years of age or older must have a background free of recent violent or drug-related criminal activity. Household members may not owe money to another housing authority. A waiting list is maintained for the Housing Choice Voucher program. The waiting list is currently closed.
Question 3: I have a Section 8 voucher, and I’m moving to another city. Can I take my voucher with me?
Answer: Yes, that is possible. But you’ll need to contact both your current and your future public housing authority to work out the details.
Question 4: Where can I find someone who will let me use my voucher to rent a place to live?
Answer: Please check out our Rental Resource List.
Question 5: I’d like to rent my home to a Section 8 tenant. How can I do that?
Answer: Please see our Landlord information page here, and contact us at (303) 651-8581.
Question 6: Where can I go for Emergency Housing?
Our Center 220 Collyer Street Longmont 303-772-5529
Atwood Emergency Shelter 811 Atwood Street Longmont 303-651-2388
HOPE for Longmont 804 S. Lincoln Street Longmont 303-210-7217
(Street outreach only)
Boulder Emergency Shelter 4869 N. Broadway Boulder 303-442-4646
(Adults Only – Opens at 5PM)
Emergency Family Assistance 900 Arapahoe Boulder 303-442-3042
In addition, area police departments may assist with night and weekend emergency housing requests for families with children. Longmont Police Department: 303-651-8501 or Boulder Police Department: 303-441-3300
Question 7: I would like to apply for one of Longmont Housing Authority's Properties, How do I do that?
Answer: Please click here to see what is currently available.