Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Opens in Lawrence County

(MITCHELL) – Effective today, Hoosier Uplands on behalf of the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) funded by the U.S. Housing and Urban Development will open the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Waiting List for Lawrence County (excluding Bedford city limits).

The Section 8 HCV program is available to income-eligible individuals and families and exists to assist with rent payments to provide decent, affordable, sanitary, and safe housing for persons with low incomes.

Hoosier Uplands will accept applications in person at the Hoosier Uplands Mitchell Office

The application period will be Wednesday, June 12th, 2019 through Thursday, June 13th, 2019 Hours will be 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. The address of the Mitchell office is 500 W. Main Street, Mitchell, IN 47446. For questions call 1-800-8272219

Applicants should bring birth certificates, social security cards, photo Id’s and proof of income for the entire household

If you need a reasonable accommodation, of any kind please contact Hoosier Uplands at 1-800-827-2219.

For assistance in another language, please call IHCDA at 317-2327777 to schedule a phone call.

Applicants are placed on the list in order of preference points, then by date and time of application. Preference points are granted for residency, homelessness, working families (persons either going to school or working at least 20 hours per week); elderly status, non-elderly disabled status, having a disabled family member and persons residing in institutions such as nursing homes or who are at risk of institutionalization.

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