For one week from Monday, August 20 to Sunday, August 26, 2012, the Houston Housing Authority will for the first time in 6 years be accepting applications to get onto the waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. The voucher program helps low-income families, senior citizens and persons with disabilities rent safe, affordable homes in and around Houston.
Houston Housing Authority’s online application for the Housing Choice Voucher Program is available at www.housingforhouston.com . Complete an application to sign up for an online lottery for the housing assistance waiting list. The application is offered in English and Spanish.
The program begins on August 20th at 8 a.m. and ends August 26th at midnight. Beginning August 13th, applicants with questions can call a special hotline:1-855-702-9130. The hotline will support English, Spanish, Vietnamese, and Chinese speakers as well as hearing impaired applicants.