Traditionally, there have been set time periods when Section 8/housing choice voucher applications are remittable. In many instances, however, the average potentially interested applicants are not aware of when they are remittable. Traditional Section 8, housing choice, and housing security insurance applications should be completeable online at any time…

Placing all elements of the application online would save processing HA employees and applicants a lot of time, hassle, and resources, like paper, that is utilized for multiple printed applications and for making copies of essential documents (considering that the online application should enable uploading of scanned documents); and it would save applicants gas and commute, etc…

…Allowing remittal of Section 8 applications at any time would additionally allow housing authorities ample time to peruse pre-submitted applications to determine who is most in need and give priority to those particular individuals—Applicants should be capable of sharing their stories or why specifically they are applying for Section 8 (There should additionally be a testimonial page for Section 8 success stories)…

Online Section 8 applications at any time would additionally prevent the agencies from being overwhelmed, considering that designated HA employees should work exclusively to peruse Section 8 applications every day, or each time that they are received.

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