Applicants

Determine Your Eligibility for Rental Assistance

The Housing Choice Voucher Waiting list and all Project Based Voucher Waiting lists will open 12/27/18 until further notice. Applications are accepted online at www.nvrural.org. To qualify all households must meet income requirements. Qualified applicants will be selected via random lottery. Income limits are available at https://www.huduser.gov/portal/datasets/il.html.

Apply for Rental Assistance

View instructions on how to apply for Rental Assistance

Eligibility is determined by a household’s gross annual income and is different in each county. Once you have reached the top of the waiting list, you will be sent an email requesting to log in to Rent Café to complete the intake process and upload requested documents. Your eligibility will be determined once your intake process is completed in Rent Café. If you are eligible to receive a voucher you will be sent an email with the date and time of the schedule briefing appointment.

NOTE: Even if you are renting from a Landlord who accepts a voucher, you will NOT have preference over other applicants. We assist applicants based on a random lottery selection.

Rental Assistance Income Limits

Determine the income limit for your county

Helpful Links & Documents

HUD Fact Sheet
HUD 92006
VAWA Notice
VAWA Form

FAQs for Applicants

I am on the waiting list and my contact details have changed, what do I do?
All changes to your contact details such as mailing address, phone number or email must be changed in Rent Café. It is your responsibility to log into your Rent Café account and make changes to your contact details. If you fail to make changes to your contact details and we are unable to contact you through email your application will be removed for no response.

I want to check my status can I check status through Rent Café?
You can view your status on the waiting list through your Rent Café account. You can also, call our main line or email the operator for this information as well.

Can you tell me what number I am on the wait list/ how much longer I have on the wait list/ where I am on the wait list?
There are no numbers, no position, and no way of gauging how much time there is left for you to be on the wait list. It is based off a random lottery selection.

Can you rush my application?
We do not offer emergency assistance and cannot rush/expedite a client’s application.

Can you transfer my application to another housing authority?
No, applications are non-transferrable. Should you wish to get on another housing authority’s wait list you will need to contact that housing authority to find out their application process & see if their waiting list(s) are open. Please make sure to send us a written request to be removed from our waiting list should you wish to apply with another housing authority.

Do you cover Reno/Vegas?
We cover all counties in Nevada EXCEPT for Washoe County and Clark County. If you want to apply for assistance in Washoe County you will need to contact Reno Housing Authority. If you want to apply for assistance in Clark County you will need to contact Southern Nevada Regional Housing Authority.