LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles is reopening the Section 8 waiting list lottery today for the first time in more than a decade and expects more than 600,000 to apply for the rental subsidy program.
The Housing Authority will use a computer-randomized system to select up to 20,000 applicants for placement on the Section 8 waiting list.
The federal Section 8 program provides rental assistance to recipients by paying a portion of their rent directly to their landlords. More than 56,000 households in the city of Los Angeles are currently enrolled, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti's office.
Anyone interested in the program will be able to apply online starting at 6 a.m., continuing through 5 p.m. Oct. 29.
Applicants can visit hacla.hcvlist.org to submit an application.
Autoridad de Vivienda de la Ciudad de Los Ángeles
Lista de Espera de la Lotería de la Sección 8 SE ABRE
Lunes, 16 de octubre de 2017 a las 6:00 a.m. Hora del Pacífico
al Domingo, 29 de octubre de 2017 a las 5:00 p.m. Hora del Pacífico
Los solicitantes pueden visitar hacla.hcvlist.org para presentar una solicitud.