Housing Choice Voucher (HCV)


HOW do I apply for Rental Assistance?

Pick up an application at our front desk or print one online by click on the link below.

Preliminary Application (636 KB)

Solicitud Preliminar - Spanish (2502 KB)

Once you have a completed** application, submit it by mail to:
ICS Attn: PA
2605 S Oneida St Suite 106
Green Bay, WI 54304

** Incomplete applications will be returned to you and may delay the application process.

WHERE can I apply for Rental Assistance?

Application packets are also available at the following locations:

  1. Aging & Disability Resource Center
  2. Brown County Human Services
  3. Brown County Veterans Services Office
  4. Catholic Charities
  5. Cerebral Palsy Center
  6. Family Services Crisis Center
  7. Encompass Child Care
  8. Marion B. Warpinski Community Center
  9. Multicultural Center
  10. The Salvation Army
  11. St. Vincent de Paul
  12. The Wisconsin Job Center

WHO is eligible for Rental Assistance through the Housing Choice Voucher Program?

  1. You will qualify based on your income and the size of your household:
    Income Limits ($)
    1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
    28,850 32,950 37,050 41,150 44,450 47,750 51,050 54,350
  2. Only households LIVING IN Brown County, WORKING IN Brown County or HIRED TO WORK IN Brown County will receive preference.
  3. Rank under the Brown County residency & employment preference includes:
    1. Residents displaced by government action related to public improvements or development, or displaced due to natural disaster (and not residing in standard replacement housing)
    2. Households where the head, co-head or spouse meets one of the following criteria:
      1. Veteran**
      2. Age 62 or Older**
      3. Person with a Disability**
      4. Having child(ren) age 18 and under in the household**
      **Documentation of these preferences and the identity of all household members must be provided with your application.
    3. Brown County residents not meeting the Criteria of #1 or #2

NOTE: A Preliminary Application, Proof of Brown County Residence or Employment & Proof of the Preferences must be submitted for your application to be considered. Incomplete applications will be returned for completion. Also, any violent, criminal or drug related crimes may disqualify your household for HCV program benefits.

HOW long is the wait for Rental Assistance?

Applications are accepted by time and date order under each preference. You will receive notification in the mail about the receipt of your application and your eligibility. The waiting list is approximately 18 + months long (or longer depending upon preference). ICS must be notified in writing of any address or household changes.  Verbal notifications will not be excepted.