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Hoosier Uplands Opens Housing Choice Voucher Program Section 8
Updated July 22, 2015 7:50 AM
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(MITCHELL) - Hoosier Uplands, under contract by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority has opened the Housing Choice Voucher Program Section 8 waiting list for Orange County to the first 200 applicants to apply.

Applications are being taken at the Hoosier Uplands office at 200 SW Court St., Suite 3, Paoli, from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1-4 p.m. daily. The application process will continue until 200 applications have been taken.

Applications need to be completed in persons. Persons needing a reasonable accommodation for a disability should call the office at (800) 827-2219, during normal business hours.

Applicants will be placed on a waiting list based on preferences claimed, then by date and time of application. As voucher assistance becomes available, applicants are selected from the waiting list.

Applicants must provide:

  • a valid photo ID (18 years and over)
  • birth certificate (all members)
  • social security card (all members)
  • proof of income (all members)

Preference is given to applicants:

  • who at the time of application provide proof of Indiana residency
  • are currently homeless
  • are working or enrolled in an educational or training program
  • are age 62 or older
  • are disabled or have a disabled family member
  • are institutionalized or are at risk of institutionalization

Based on their income, program participants may pay a portion of their monthly housing costs and a housing assistance payment is issued to the landlord for the remainder of the eligible cost.

Placement on the waiting list does not guarantee that applicants will qualify for assistance.

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