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Housing Wait List Recap: December 2, 2019

By on December 2nd, 2019

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This week’s recap highlights Section 8, Public Housing, and other affordable housing waiting lists that are open and have been recently announced for the week of December 2, 2019. Select the link given for each waiting list to find out the requirements and details on how to apply for rental assistance. New Waiting List Announcements … Continue reading Housing Wait List Recap: December 2, 2019


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Trump announces deal to temporarily reopen government

By on January 25th, 2019

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Editor’s Note: This is a developing story. Affordable Housing Online is currently working to get more details on this news. 1/25/19, 3:30 pm ET: Thirty-five days after shutting down the United States government to get more funding for a wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Trump has announced that the government is reopening through February 15, … Continue reading Trump announces deal to temporarily reopen government


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How a Government Shutdown Would Affect HUD Offices

By on December 20th, 2018

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Wednesday 12/16 Editor’s Update: No resolution was made by the deadline, and the government shutdown has been in effect since Saturday, December 22, 2018. The latest reports say that President Trump will not sign a spending bill to avoid a potential government shutdown, unless funds are added for building a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. If … Continue reading How a Government Shutdown Would Affect HUD Offices


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Report Shows Rise in Homelessness for the First Time in Seven Years

By on December 11th, 2017

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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment Report to Congress last week, showing that homelessness increased nationwide by almost 1% overall since 2016. Despite the HUD press release saying that “Homelessness Declines in Most Communities with Increases Reported in High-Cost Areas,” this is the first increase in … Continue reading Report Shows Rise in Homelessness for the First Time in Seven Years


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Identity Theft Scam Steals Affordable Housing Online’s Logo

By on November 14th, 2017

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In our continuing effort to protect our users by exposing online housing scams, our team posted an alert about an identity theft scam last week that went above and beyond to target persons looking for low income housing. The scam website pictured above stole Affordable Housing Online’s logo in an attempt to make it appear … Continue reading Identity Theft Scam Steals Affordable Housing Online’s Logo


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HUD Disaster Assistance for Hurricane-Affected Areas

By on September 26th, 2017

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HUD has announced several disaster relief options for persons affected by the recent hurricanes in Florida, Georgia, Texas, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands: HUD Disaster Resources General list of financial assistance available and informational guides. Disaster Relief Options for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Homeowners If you have a FHA-insured mortgage, this page can be … Continue reading HUD Disaster Assistance for Hurricane-Affected Areas


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How to Find Emergency and Temporary Housing During Hurricane Irma

By on September 8th, 2017

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To assist people in the projected path of Hurricane Irma, we’ve gathered a list of resources you can use to find emergency or temporary housing. This list will be updated periodically: Florida Map of Florida Shelters State Emergency Support Services Georgia State of Georgia Directory of Hotels, Inns, Campgrounds, and Other Lodging Properties Both Airbnb Urgent … Continue reading How to Find Emergency and Temporary Housing During Hurricane Irma


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New Affordable Housing Waiting List Openings – 8/4/2017

By on August 4th, 2017

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Our team at Affordable Housing Online has discovered 3 new Section 8 waiting lists that are opening soon. Read below to find out the locations of these openings, preference information, waiting list placement method, and how to apply: Arlington, Texas Section 8 HCV Waiting List The Arlington Housing Authority (AHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is opening soon, from August … Continue reading New Affordable Housing Waiting List Openings – 8/4/2017


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How to Apply for the Section 8 Wait List in Los Angeles When It Opens

By on August 2nd, 2017

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September 2017 Update: This waiting list has been announced to open in October of this year. Information on how to apply can be found here. Last week, the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) announced that it has begun planning to open its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list after the current list … Continue reading How to Apply for the Section 8 Wait List in Los Angeles When It Opens


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New Affordable Housing Waiting List Openings – 7/28/17

By on July 29th, 2017

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Our team at Affordable Housing Online has discovered 2 new Section 8 and Public Housing waiting lists that are opening soon. Read below to find out the locations of these openings, preference information, waiting list placement selection, and how to apply: Spartanburg County, South Carolina Limited Section 8 HCV Waiting List Opening The Spartanburg Housing Authority (SHA) Section 8 … Continue reading New Affordable Housing Waiting List Openings – 7/28/17