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Posted on: October 9, 2018

Opening of Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Pre-Application List

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The housing choice voucher program provides assistance to families experiencing low-income to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing. Section 8 tenants receive, after sometimes years waiting, a portion of their rent from the Section 8 program funded by HUD. 


The pre-application list is scheduled to open on-line only at www.mwhsolutions.org from 8:00 am on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 and will close at 5:00 pm on Thursday, October 11, 2018.


Pre-Applications will be available on-line only no paper pre-applications will be available or accepted.


IMPORTANT:  Metro West Housing Solutions Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list is a lottery based pre-application list. Applicants WILL NOT be selected from the waiting list based on DATE or TIME of application. Pre-applications will be selected by random lottery. This means you DO NOT have to be the first person to apply to be the first person to receive assistance.


Pre-eligibility Application Requirements:

•    You must be 18 years of age or older to apply.

•    Only one application per family will be accepted.

•    Applications submitted after the list is closed will not be accepted.

•    Pre-applicants must also meet the following household income parameters:


Household Income Limits:

1 person        $31,500

2 people        $36,000

3 people        $40,500

4 people        $44,950

5 people        $48,550

6 people        $52,150


Random lottery selections will be performed throughout the year.  After you have submitted your pre-application you will now be able to check your status on line at any given time. Please allow at least one month from the close of the waiting list to check your status.


See further details including Reasonable Accommodation Policy and Alternative Forms of Communication.

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