Due to the daily fluctuations of applications, LCHA does not disclose an applicant’s position on the waiting list. We utilize www.hmsforweb.com/owl that allows you to check your status on the waiting lists but not your rank.The following is an explanation of the abbreviations of the statuses you will see when you enter www.hmsforweb.com/owl.


Currently on W/List
Current and active on this waiting list.
Low Rent or Public Housing Program.
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
Port In
A family who has transferred to us with their Housing Choice Voucher from another housing authority.
‘W’ indicates withdrawn from this waiting list. The reason follows the dash –
No Annual Response. We did not receive the annual update form for the year indicated.
Briefed – Voucher Iss
Issued a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher during a Briefing Meeting.
PBV Issued
Issued a Project Based Voucher during a briefing meeting.
LR Pulled xx/xx/xx
Selected from the Low Rent/Public Housing waiting list to begin the eligibility process.
S8 pulled xx/xx/xx
Selected from the Section 8 waiting list to begin the eligibility process.