The Housing Authority provides subsidies for low-income families to help them meet their monthly rent payments through the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. Applicants must be eligible based upon income and citizenship criteria. Eligible rental housing must be in the City of Norwalk and meet health and safety standards. See brochure for more information on income qualifications and program details.
Landlords are always encouraged to participate. For more information, contact the Housing office at (562) 929-5588 or visit our Landlord Resource Page.
Applications for the Norwalk Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program are not available.
For other affordable housing alternatives, please refer to the following resources:
Public Housing Authority Directory
Section 8 Waiting List Status: If you have applied for the Section 8 waiting list, click here to check your application status. Only information about application status (active or inactive) is available. Individual wait times vary and are not known. In order to receive a preference on the waiting list, you must live or work in the City of Norwalk.
Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher participants may enroll in the FSS program in order to seek and maintain employment. Interested enrollees complete an assessment conducted by Housing Authority staff and are linked to community resources to assist in job search, education, and career development. If you are currently receiving rental assistance from the Norwalk Housing Authority and would like more information about the FSS program, contact the Housing Authority at (562) 929-5588 and ask to speak with your Housing Specialist.