Through 11:59 p.m. Friday, June 8, SHRA will be accepting new online applications for federally subsidized housing, previously known as Section 8 and now called the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
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Applications will be taken around the clock Monday through Friday, and . . . → Read More: Sacremento County Section 8 list open
In March 2012, over 50 Section 8 participants and Public Housing residents submitted applications for the Housing Authority Resident (HAR) Scholarship to the CDF.
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Each applicant was carefully screened and 21 awardees were selected to receive . . . → Read More: 21 PUBLIC HOUSING AND SECTION 8 PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS AWARDED COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
Section 8 housing subsidy applications are available for Glenn County residents needing assistance with their rental payments.
They will be provided to individuals and families who need either short- or long-term housing subsidies.
The applications are numbered and can be obtained at both the Willows and Orland HRA offices.
. . . → Read More: Glenn County, CA Subsidies Available
The Housing Authority of the County of Humboldt (HACH) began accepting completed applications for its Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Rental Assistance Program waiting list on Tuesday, March 13.
As the number of Section 8 vouchers is limited, HACH will place no more than 1,500 names on its waiting list. Successful . . . → Read More: County of Humboldt, California waiting list is open
I can completely understand a landlord wanting to raise the rent.
Especially when his cost of operation goes up.
However, when you cannot just evict tenants so that you can replace them with tenants willing to pay more.
Or so says the United States Supreme Court.
How . . . → Read More: Dear LandLords, No You Cannot Evict, Signed The U.S. Supreme Court
I found this personal narrative of the feelings of one “christian” community when a Section 8 family moves into their neighborhood interesting.
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On one hand, she states:
Both of my neighbors are active stewards of our block club, and one of its functions is delivering a . . . → Read More: Section 8 bias: When poverty moves in next door
The Housing Authority for the City of Long Beach (HACLB) has closed the waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV) and the Housing Opportunites for Persons Living with AIDS.
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Veterans may still apply for Veteran’s Affairs Supportive Housing and there may still be assistance available . . . → Read More: City of Long Beach closes Section 8 Waiting List
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For the most part, those who are on the Section 8 voucher have already been through a background check. But Glendale is considering doing yet another background check to cull those recipients who have been engaging in activity prohibited by HUD.
There are currently4,400 households receiving housing assistance and remove . . . → Read More: Glendale is considering doing a background check on Section 8 recipients