The process for receiving a place on the waitlist consists of two stages.  The first stage is the Application Process.  Before attempting to complete the application, please be sure to review the information found here and here and complete your Application Checklist (it will be helpful to download and complete the checklist and have it handy during the application process).  The online application can be found at rentonhousing.housingmanager.com.  The second stage is the availability of housing and the Intake Interview.  The application must be completed accurately and all information will need to be verified at the time of the interview.

Housing Choice Voucher Program Waitlist

We are no longer accepting Section 8 (HCV) applications.

Here is why.  There are currently over 1600 people left on the HCV waitlist. Interviewing priority is based on the number each of those individuals received from RHA during a lottery held in 2012.  On average 10-15 new vouchers become available each year.  Given the rate of availability, adding more applications to the waitlist at this time is not feasible.  If you are one of the people currently with a lottery number, the best thing to do for now is to make sure all your contact information is up to date ensuring that there will be no problems contacting you when your lottery number comes up.


The following is most current information for HCV (Section 8), RHA Subsidized Housing (LIPH), Building Specific and Market Rate Waitlists:

 Housing Choice Voucher

 Subsidized Housing (LIPH)

 Building Specific

 Market Rate

Last open lottery held:  2012


Total currently on waitlist*:  1,561


Your position on the HCV waitlist is solely dependent upon the lottery number you received during the last open lottery.  When your number comes up you will be contacted.  Please make sure all your contact info is up to date.




*Waitlist is closed to new applicants.

Priority One interviews are taking place for applications dated as listed below for the specified unit size:

November 2012

April 2012

October 2008

March 2010

December 2011

for 0 bedroom

for 1 bedroom

for 2 bedrooms

for 3 bedrooms

for 4 bedrooms

Building specific interviews taking place for applications dated as listed below for the following properties:

May 2014

May 2014

May 2015

for Cedar River Terrace*

for Golden Pines*

for Houser Terrace**

* Applicants age 62+

** Applicants age 55+, disabled

For availability in the following Market Rate properties, please contact the Main Office of Cedar Park Apartments at (425) 524-4039:

  • Cedar Park Apartments
  • Highland House
  • Brickshire
  • Chantelle
  • Rolling Hills

Current as of:  July 25, 2017


According to the limits put in place by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, an applicant must have an annual household income at or below 80 percent of the area median income (AMI) to qualify for housing. However, some properties may have income requirements of 50% or below. Depending on your income level, you may not qualify for certain RHA properties.   You will find the qualifying limits for each property on their description page. The chart below shows the current HUD income limits at 30, 50 and 80 percent AMI.

Persons in Household 30% AMI 50% AMI 80% AMI
1 19,000 31,650 48,550
2 21,700 36,150 55,450
3 24,400 40,650 62,400
4 27,100 45,150 69,300
5 29,300 48,800 74,850
6 32,580 52,400 80,400
7 36,730 56,000 85,950
8 40,890 59,600 91,500

Effective as of:  March 28, 2016


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