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The waitlist is now closed.

The DuPage Housing Authority Housing Choice waitlist will be opening May 14, 2024 at 8:30 am CST and closing on May 17, 2024 at 8:30am CST.  3,000 applicants will be selected through a random lottery; selection will not be based on time of application. All applications must be submitted through the Applicant Cafe portal at Internet access available at public libraries. OPEN DATE: MAY 14, 2024, 8:30AM CST  CLOSE DATE: MAY 17, 2024, 8:30AM CST

  • Selection Process: Randomized Lottery, upon waitlist closing and not first come first placed.
  • 3,000 applicants will be selected for the DHA HCV waitlist.
  • Reasonable Accommodation Request:
  • Application Submission: Only online submissions accepted.
  • Applications reviewed based on completion date and time.

User Account Creation:

  • Existing RENTCafe users need not create new accounts.
  • New users must create accounts before the wait list opens.

Account Creation Steps:

  • Visit
  • Click 'APPLICANT CAFÉ' for RENTCafe Login.
  • Select 'Click here to register.'
  • Enter email and create a password (min. 10 characters, including upper case, lower case, number, symbol).
  • Confirm account creation via email.

HCV Waitlist Information CLICK HERE