Housing Choice - Section 8 Rent Assistance

Effective March 27, 2020, the Section 8 Rent Assistance Office will be closed to the public until further notice due to COVID-19. Our management team is working remotely to minimize disruption to our operations and continue services.

April 2, 2020

Information for Housing Choice Voucher Participants and Landlords

Welcome Home

The Housing Authority of the City of Milwaukee (HACM) is pleased to have you as part of our community of residents.

This webpage is designed to provide Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8 Rent Assistance) Program participants with a convenient source of information about the program, as well as other services for which they qualify.

Programs and Services for Voucher Program Participants

HACM offers programs to assist Voucher Program participants in building self-sufficiency and good quality of life.  

In addition to providing high-quality and affordable housing to its residents, HACM provides programs and services to assist its residents in building in building good quality of life and self-sufficiency. Many of these programs are provided in conjunction with community partners who are highly-regarded experts in their fields. We encourage you to use these programs and services to achieve your goals.

Employment & Economic Self-Sufficiency



 HACM provides a homeownership program for Housing Choice Voucher Program participants. Visit the Section 8(y) Homeownership Page to learn more.

Keep Your Information Up-to-date

All changes, including address, email address, telephone number and household member changes must be in writing and provided to the Rent Assistance Program one of these ways:

Rent Assistance Program
5011 West Lisbon Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53210