Section Eight-Housing Choice Voucher Program is now Accepting Applications On-Line

The Waterloo Housing Authority (WHA) will begin taking applications online for their housing programs on June 15, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.

Applicants for both the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) and Ridgeway Towers Senior Apartments are encouraged to utilize this new web based resource. For those without internet access, computers are available for use at the Waterloo Public Library. Additionally, paper applications can be picked up during the Housing Authority’s regular office hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Individuals may call the office to request an application be sent by mail.

Applicants must have social security numbers and birthdays available for all household members in order to apply. General income and bank account information will also be requested.

Apply for the HCV (Section 8) program:

Apply for Ridgeway Towers Senior Apartments:

 Both links are also available through the Housing Authority’s department page on the City of Waterloo website:

Anyone applying online will receive an electronic receipt for their application which may be used in lieu of the paper receipts for applications completed in the office. Those completing paper applications will be mailed an application receipt.

For any further questions regarding the Waterloo Housing Authority’s application process, please contact the WHA office at 319-233-0201 or email to