Housing Authority Taking New Section 8 Applications
From now until April 6, the Paterson Housing Authority will be taking applications from people who wish to be placed on its Department of Community Development Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list.
Housing officials announced that the list will be open from April 2nd through April 6th and after that time the list will be closed until further notice.
The housing authority is giving local preference to applicants who live, work or have been notified they will be working in the City of Paterson. The Housing Authority has established a limit of 300 applications that will be selected for placement on the Section 8 waiting list based on a lottery system selection process.
All applications not selected during the Lottery Selection process will be discarded. The Housing Choice voucher program is the federal government’s major program for assisting very low income families, the elderly and the disabled to get affordable, decent, safe and sanitary housing in the private housing market.
Anyone interested in applying for the Section 8 Voucher Program should complete and send the attached form to: Section 8 DCD Housing Choice Voucher Program Paterson Housing Authority P.O. Box 1949 Paterson, New Jersey 07509.
Please be advised that your application (only one application per White, 4 1/8 by 9 1/2″ envelope) for the Section 8 Voucher program MUST be postmarked prior to midnight on April 6th, 2012. If you need assistance in completing the pre-application process because of a disability, please contact Donna Nelson-Ivy, Director of Health and Human Services, City of Paterson, at 973 321-1242 during the period that the Authority will accept pre-applications.
APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AT ANY OF THE PATERSON HOUSING AUTHORITY OFFICES.
Copies of this ad and application may be obtained free of charge at the following locations:
Paterson Public Library-Broadway,
Paterson Public Library-Main Street in South Paterson,
Hispanic Multi-Purpose Center 933 E 23rd Street, Paterson
Riverside Veterans Hall 165 5th Avenue, Paterson,
Paterson Success Center 79 Ellison Street, Paterson.
Paterson Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Program Preliminary Application Applicant Information Name: _________________________________________________________ Address:________________________________________________________ City, State and Zip Code:____________________________________________ Phone: ___________________________ Household members: 1._______________________________SSN#_________________________ 2._______________________________SSN#_________________________ 3._______________________________SSN#_________________________ 4._______________________________SSN#_________________________ 5._______________________________SSN#_________________________ 6._______________________________SSN#_________________________ Annual Income for entire household: $_________________________ White _________ Black/African __________ American_____American Indian/Alaskan Native_____Asian_____ Native Hawaiian/or other Pacific Islander_________ Hispanic or Latino________Not Hispanic or Latino_________ Please be advised that you may include additional information on a blank sheet of paper should you need space for additional family members. Please include names and the respective social security number for each household member. Signature/Head of Household_________________________________________ Date:____________________
All Applications must be postmarked prior to midnight of April 6th, , 2012. All applications not selected during the Lottery Process will be discarded. The PHA will not accept applications at any of our offices, they must be mailed to: PO Box 1949, Paterson NJ 07509.