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The Omaha Housing Authority (OHA) will take appointments to process applications for eligibility for the Section 8 Program waiting list by phone only on Monday, July 11, 2016.

If you have a disability that restricts or substantially affects your ability to apply by phone, you may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Section 8 Office immediately at 402-444-4200, Ext 249, TTY 402-444-7583 for a Reasonable Accommodation form.  This form for a reasonable accommodation must be returned by June 16, 2016 and may only be completed by a Doctor or Licensed Professional.  The forms must be returned to 3005 Emmet St., Omaha, NE 68111.  You will be notified in writing the results of your reasonable accommodation request by  June 22, 2016.  

Beginning at 8:00 a.m., Monday, July 11, 2016 please call 402-218-4059 to schedule an appointment.  Appointments for Applications are made by telephone only.

After one thousand (1000) appointments are scheduled the waiting list will close and no further calls will be accepted.  At the time of their appointment, applicants must be 18 years of age or older, meet other standards for eligibility and provide the following:

  • Social Security Card or proof of Social Security numbers for all members of the household.
  • Proof of age of all household members such as birth certificate.
  • Household members 18 years of age or older must attend the appointment and have a valid driver’s license and/or a current identification issued by a Federal or State agency.

Household Members who are 18 years or older must be able to pass an OHA criminal background check and other standards for eligibility.

Applicants who are deemed eligible will be placed on the waiting list in accordance with the OHA’s Section 8 Administrative plan.

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Welcome to OHA’s Online Community.  We are more than just a housing agency that provides a place to stay.  We are about homes and communities. 


OHA is more than brick and mortar.  Our goal isn’t building more buildings, but building up more people. 


Whether it is through job training, self-sufficiency programs or homeownership programs, we want to be involved and assist in any way we can.