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Housing Choice Voucher Program

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The Housing Choice Voucher Program is the federal government's major program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market.

The Housing Choice Voucher waiting list for households who meet the Chronically Homeless Preference. The voucher program offers rent subsidies to households who meet the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) eligibility guidelines.

In order to qualify for this preference, pre-applicants must be able to verify that they meet the definition of either A or B:

A) An individual or family who has been staying in an emergency shelter or place not meant for human habitation for a year continuously or on 4 occasions in the last 3 years that total 12 months and has a diagnosable disability as defined by HUD and they are referred by Journey Home on behalf of the Greater Hartford Coordinated Access Network, a consortium of over 20 different homeless service agencies or;

B) they are a tenant in good standing enrolled in a Permanent Supportive Housing program in the Greater Hartford Region who no longer require intense supportive services. ONLY households meeting this preference will be eligible to apply at this time.

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Useful Links

Imagineer’s Link: http://www.imagineersllc.com/
Experiencing homelessness – Journey Home http://journeyhomect.org/

 
  Additional Information 
  HUD brochure   2016 Income Limits  Annual PHA Plan
Resident Advisory Board: Attachment B Impediments of Fair Housing: Attachment C
 
  

 
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