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NOTICE - HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM (SECTION 8) WAITING LIST CLOSED

The Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8/HUD) waiting list for Whitman County is CURRENTLY CLOSED to all new applicants. In compliance with Federal code 24 CFR 982.206, and as recommended by the Housing Choice Voucher Program Guidebook, SHA and CAC have determined that the wait for housing for new applicants has become unreasonable. The waiting list will remain closed until such a time that the wait time for available housing is no longer 12-24 months from the time of application. For those currently without housing, please contact Community Action Center at 509-334-9147 and inquire about other housing options that may be available.

— CAC Section 8 Department

PAST DUE RENT ASSISTANCE

Emergency Rental Assistance is available for households with income at or below 30% area median income. FUNDS ARE LIMITED! Call 509-334-9147 for a rental assistance appointment with a Housing Solutions Case Manager.

PAST DUE WATER ASSISTANCE ENDS 03/15/2024

Limited Past Due Water Assistance is available for household who qualify for LIHEAP Energy Assistance (150% federal poverty line). This program has been extended to March 15th, 2024. Call our front desk to schedule an appointment. We encourage all households to make payment arrangements with their vendor if they have fallen behind on a bill.

PORTABLE AIR CONDITIONERS

This is a once per lifetime program available to Renters & Homeowners who qualify for the LIHEAP Energy Assistance (150% federal poverty line).

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