The Sedgwick County Housing Authority's jurisdiction for Section 8 rental assistance is for Sedgwick County (outside the city limits of Wichita), all of Butler County and all of Harvey County. We DO NOT offer assistance for inside the city limits of Wichita.
We take applications in our office on the third Tuesday of every month from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. We are located in Wichita at 3825 E. Harry.
All adults age 18 and older will need to be here on Application Day and bring their valid state-issued photos IDs. For all members of the family (all adults and children) you will need to bring:
We do have a waiting list of 6-24 months.
The City of Wichita has its own Housing Authority and if you are interested in receiving Section 8 rental assistance or public housing inside the city limits of Wichita you may to contact:
Wichita Housing Authority
332 N. Riverview
Wichita, KS 67203
If you need one-time assistance with rent and/or utilities the following agencies may be able to assist you:
8 a.m. to noon, Tuesday through Friday
American Red Cross
Calls taken 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday
Applications accepted before the seventh of each month
Center of Hope
Calls taken Mondays only from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
3825 E Harry
Wichita, KS 67218