Housing

The Housing Office offers a variety of loans and assistance programs to support home ownership, housing rehabilitation and affordable housing within West Allis. These programs are funded through various loans and grants. 

The West Allis Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program

Open Enrollment - Random Selection Process

Application Available 48 Hours Only!
Application Opens on: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 8:00AM
Application Closes on: Friday, April 30, 2021 at 8:00AM

Applications will be available at the link below starting at 8:00AM on Wednesday, April 28, 2021:
www.waitlistcheck.com/wi380-3388

Applications can be filled out at any point online during the 48-hour open enrollment period. NO applications will be accepted after 8:00AM Friday, April 30, 2021.

The applications that will be selected will be done based on a Random Drawing,
NOT First-Come, First-Served

To complete the application, you will need to know the following information for all members of the household who will be living with you while receiving rent assistance:

  • Social Security Numbers and Birth Dates
  • Income Information
  • Banking and Investment Information
  • Criminal History Information

* Applicants must be 18 years of age or older.

* Once application per household. Multiple application entries will be disqualified.

For those needing assistance with the online application, computer stations will be setup at:
West Allis City Hall, 7525 W. Greenfield Ave., Rm 128, 11:30AM - 7:00PM
April 28 and 29, 2021

Any Reasonable Accommodation Requests must be submitted in writing to and received by the Housing Office at City Hall at 7525 W. Greenfield Ave., West Allis, WI  53214,
no later than April 14, 2021.

All completed applications will be placed into a random drawing. The waiting list will consist of 800 applications drawn at random. Once the enrollment period has ended, you will be able to check the status of your application at www.waitlistcheck.com on May 4, 2021. 

Household Income must be lower than the following:

Family SizeIncome Limit
1$29,550
2$33,800
3$38,000
4$42,200
5$45,600
6$49,000
7$52,350
8$55,750


24-Hour Information Line: 414-302-8425         Fax: 414-302-8417

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It is the policy of the City of West Allis that all persons shall have an equal opportunity for housing throughout the City, regardless of sex, race, color, handicap, religion, national origin, sex or marital status of the person maintaining a household, lawful source of income, age or ancestry.

The Community Development Division provides staff support for the Fair Housing Board.

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Non-Discrimination Statement
Equal Housing Opportunity

The City of West Allis does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of sex, race, color, sexual orientation, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, family status, lawful source of income, age, ancestry or any other legally protected status in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its services, programs or activities.

Americans with Disabilities Act Notice: Upon reasonable notice the City will furnish appropriate auxiliary aids and services when necessary to afford individuals with disabilities an equal opportunity to participate in and to enjoy the benefits of a service, program or activity provided by the City.

Limited English Proficiency (LEP): It is the policy of the City of West Allis to provide language access services to populations of persons with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) who are eligible to be served or likely to be directly affected by our programs. Such services will be focused on providing meaningful access to our programs, services and/or benefits.