JOCO Housing Authority Opens Section 8 Waiting List
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JOCO Housing Authority Opens Section 8 Waiting List

Effective, Monday, February 13, 2012 the Johnson County Housing Authority, located at 12425 W. 87th Street Parkway, Suite 200, Lenexa, Kansas, will open its waiting list to new applications for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. Johnson County Housing Authority provides rental assistance to qualified applicants who wish to live within the Johnson County jurisdiction.

Appointments to complete an application will be accepted from February 13th through 17th, or until 500 appointments have been scheduled, whichever comes first. All appointments should be made by telephone to (913)715-6600 and pressing “0” for an operator. No walk-in appointments will be scheduled.

Johnson County Housing Authority has adopted the following waiting list preferences:

    Residency – An applicant who lives in Johnson County. Additionally, applicants who work or have been hired to work in Johnson County will be treated as residents of the preference area. The residency preference will not have the purpose or effect of delaying or otherwise denying admission to the program based on the race, color, ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, or age of any member of an applicant family.

    Victims of Domestic Violence – Domestic violence means actual or threatened violence by a member of a household directed at him/her or another member of his/her household.

    Elderly and DisabledAn applicant who is at least 62 years of age or disabled.