For the first time since 2008, El
Dorado County’s Public Housing Authority will open its Housing Choice Voucher
Waiting List. The Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance Program (formerly
known as Section 8) is funded by the United States Department of Housing and
Urban Development (HUD) and provides rental assistance to income qualified individuals
and families. Applicants must be United States citizens
or have eligible immigration status.
Applications for the Housing Choice
Voucher Program will only be accepted
online beginning Monday, October 17, 2016, at 9:00 a.m. through Sunday,
October 23, 2016 at 11:59 p.m. Online applications may be found on the Public
Housing Authority’s website, http://www.edcgov.us/HumanServices/Housing/Housing_Choice_Voucher_Program.aspx or directly at: https://www.waitlistcheck.com/CA1867.
A computer generated lottery will review and select the 500 applications
that will comprise the Waiting List.
No paper applications will be
accepted. Individuals, families and/or others applying on someone’s behalf may complete
an application online using any computer or mobile device with internet access.
An email address is required. The following locations are open to the public
and have internet access:
Library, 345 Fair Lane, Placerville
Dorado Hills Library, 7455 Silva Valley Parkway, El Dorado Hills
Library, 6680 Orleans Street, Georgetown
Pines Library, 6210 Pony Express Trail, Pollock Pines
Lake Tahoe Library, 1000 Rufus Allen Boulevard, South Lake Tahoe
Dorado County Connections – One Stop, 3047 Briw Road, Placerville and 3368 Lake
Tahoe Boulevard, Suite 102, South Lake Tahoe.
Reasonable accommodations will be made
to assist those who cannot apply themselves or do not have someone who can apply
on their behalf. Please call the Public Housing Authority at (530) 621-5538 for
questions about accommodations. A written request for a reasonable
accommodation for assistance with the application must be received by the El
Dorado County Public Housing Authority no later than 12:00 p.m. (noon) on
Tuesday, October 18, 2016.
Long recognized as one of the
outstanding housing authorities in California, the El Dorado County Public
Housing Authority continues to be a leader in the field of affordable housing.
Currently, the El Dorado County Public Housing Authority provides housing
assistance to over 374 elderly, disabled and income qualified households
countywide. For information about the Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance
Program, please visit www.edcgov.us/humanservices/housing/housing.aspx or call (530) 621-6300.
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