HERNANDO COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY TO OPEN HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (SECTION 8) WAITING LIST.
The Hernando County Housing Authority will be accepting applications on-line for its Housing Choice Voucher (Section8) waiting list beginning at 8:00 A.M. on Monday October 27, 2014 until 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday October 29. 2014.
Application must be submitted on-line at https://www.waitlistcheck.com/FL1555 only during this time period.
Time and date of receipt of the application on-line has no bearing on whether an application will be selected for the waiting list. There is no need or advantage to applying immediately after the list opens. The Hernando County Housing Authority will conduct a lottery of all eligible applications for 500 positions on the waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher program.
The Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance program helps very low-income households with rent payments. To qualify, annual gross household income cannot exceed the following;
1 Person…………………. $20,100
2 Person…………………. $23,000
3 Person…………………. $25,850
4 Person…………………. $28,700
5 Person…………………. $31,000
6 Person…………………. $33,300
All applicants will be screened for previous violent criminal or illegal drug activity.
Preferences will be given for residents of Hernando County, Elderly, Veterans and Disabled.
Apply on-line at https://www.waitlistcheck.com/FL1555
From 8:00 A.M. on Monday October 27, 2014
Until 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday October 29, 2014.
Applications will not be available in the Hernando County Housing Authority office and fax request will not be accepted. Applicants may use any computer, tablet or smart-phone with internet access to apply, including free computers at public libraries. Those without internet access may submit a written request to the Housing Authority for a paper application in advance of the opening of the list. The request must explain why they are unable to use the on-line application. Completed paper applications must be mailed back to the Housing Authority on or before the date the list closes in order to be accepted.
Equal Housing Opportunity
The Hernando County Housing Authority does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs or activities. Upon request, accommodation will be provided to allow individuals with disabilities to participate in all of the Housing Authority services, programs, and activities.
The Hernando County Housing Authority is committed to advocating and ensuring the provision of adequate affordable housing for Hernando County citizens, particularly those with very-low, low and moderate incomes, so that Hernando County will have strong, diverse and viable communities.
The Hernando County Housing Authority will hold its next regular meeting on Wednesday, October 22, 2014, at 3 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Hernando County Government Center, County Commission Chambers (John Law Ayers room) located at 20 N. Main Street Brooksville, Florida. All meetings are open to the public.
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Donald Singer, Hernando County Housing Authority Executive Director at 1661 Blaise Drive, Brooksville, Florida 34601 or by phone at (352) 754-4160. If hearing impaired please call 1-800-676-3777 for assistance.
For more information, call the Hernando County Housing Authority at (352) 754-4160.