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Open Section 8 Waiting List Report: October 18, 2021

By on October 18th, 2021

Tagged As: Waiting List Openings

This week’s report highlights the most current Section 8 waiting lists discovered the week of October 18, 2021. New Waiting List Announcements Rockford, MI Section 8 HCV Waiting List The Rockford Housing Commission (RHC) is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher applications from October 13, 2021 at 12:01 am, until October 22, 2021 at 11:59 … Continue reading Open Section 8 Waiting List Report: October 18, 2021


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Eviction hotspots found in most cities before and during the pandemic

By on October 14th, 2021

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Research at Princeton University shows that a large portion of eviction filings are made by just a few landlords in a handful of buildings.  In addition, most cities have neighborhoods that account for the largest share of eviction filings, both before and during the pandemic. Black renters continue to face eviction at rates higher than … Continue reading Eviction hotspots found in most cities before and during the pandemic


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Taking the stigma out of rental assistance increases applications

By on October 12th, 2021

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Although Congress has provided billions of dollars for Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA), state and local governments have been slow to get that money to desperate renters and landlords. This issue is partly due to problems with how some programs are run, but some areas have low submission rates for applications. In response, local agencies are … Continue reading Taking the stigma out of rental assistance increases applications


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Open Section 8 Waiting List Report: October 11, 2021

By on October 11th, 2021

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This week’s report highlights the most current Section 8 waiting lists discovered the week of October 11, 2021. New Waiting List Announcements Arlington, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List The Arlington Housing Authority (AHA) is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from October 6, 2021 at 9:00 am, until October 12, 2021 … Continue reading Open Section 8 Waiting List Report: October 11, 2021


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New bill proposal will speed up ERA payments

By on October 8th, 2021

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Many state and local Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) programs have been slow in getting funds to desperate renters and landlords. New legislation in the House of Representatives will speed up ERA payments, if voted into law. It will also allow landlords to apply directly for emergency rental assistance, and provide protections for tenants in those … Continue reading New bill proposal will speed up ERA payments


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HUD publishes new rule for affordable housing tenants facing eviction

By on October 8th, 2021

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The pace of distributing Emergency Rental Assistance (ERA) to struggling renters is picking up, but many areas still have a lot of funds available. Yesterday, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced a new rule to help spread awareness of these funds for many of its tenants who are facing eviction. The interim … Continue reading HUD publishes new rule for affordable housing tenants facing eviction


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Open Section 8 Waiting List Report: October 6, 2021

By on October 6th, 2021

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This week’s report highlights the most current Section 8 waiting lists discovered the week of October 6, 2021. New Waiting List Announcements Comal County, TX Section 8 HCV Waiting List The New Braunfels Housing Authority (NBHA) is accepting Section 8 HCV applications as of October, 2021, until further notice. Bristol, CT Section 8 HCV Waiting … Continue reading Open Section 8 Waiting List Report: October 6, 2021


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How a government default could impact low-income renters

By on October 5th, 2021

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Low-income renters will be badly hurt if Congress fails to suspend the debt ceiling before the middle of October. If the Treasury can no longer pay the nation’s bills, it would shut down most federal programs, including housing programs. A federal default would be catastrophic. It would badly damage the U.S. economy and global markets, … Continue reading How a government default could impact low-income renters


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Open Section 8 Waiting List Report: October 4, 2021

By on October 4th, 2021

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Update: Read our October 6th mid-week update here! This week’s report highlights the most current Section 8 waiting lists discovered the week of October 4, 2021. New Waiting List Announcements Bristol, CT Section 8 HCV Waiting List The Bristol Housing Authority (BHA) is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from September 24, … Continue reading Open Section 8 Waiting List Report: October 4, 2021


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