Pre-Application Lottery Pool FAQ's
Frequently Asked Questions
To give everyone an equal opportunity to apply. There is no need to create long lines at our offices when any computer, smart phone or tablet can be used to apply for the lottery.
MBHA changed to a pre-application to simplify the process.
No, all applications will be submitted on line ONLY.
Click here to see a list of agencies that might be able to assist you. These include all Horry County libraries, Goodwill Job Link Centers, Salvation Army… and a lot more.
Once the lottery pool is closed, MBHA will take all of the pre-applications and randomly select by computer, 1,000 pre-applications for the pre-application waiting list. When vouchers become available, MBHA will randomly draw from the pre-application waiting list to be called in and placed on the HCV waiting list.
If my pre-application is chosen for the pre-application waiting list does that mean I am qualified for HCV?
No. Eligibility will be determined when the applicant is called in to be placed on the HCV waiting list.
Absolutely not, there is no fee to apply – applicants should not be scammed by people who say they can apply for a fee!
Once a person submits a pre-application for the lottery, they will immediately receive confirmation that their pre-application has been received.
If a person/family is selected to be on the pre-application waiting list, they will be notified by letter or email from the Housing Authority of Myrtle Beach.