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City's Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program to Open Waiting List Next Week

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The City of Bowling Green's Web Site www.bgky.org

TO: ALL NEWS ORGANIZATIONS
DATE: September 24, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FOR MORE INFORMATION

CONTACT:

Housing Division 270.393.3715

CITY'S SECTION 8 HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER PROGRAM TO OPEN WAITING LIST
NEXT WEEK

BOWLING GREEN, KY-  The City of Bowling Green's Section 8 Housing
Choice Voucher Program will open its waiting list to accepting
pre-applications on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, starting at 7:30 a.m.,
in the Housing Division office in the City Hall Annex building located
at 1017 College Street.  This is the first time since December, 2011
that the City has opened up its waiting list to add new applicants, and
vouchers obtained through this program can only be used within the
incorporated city limits of Bowling Green.        

A limited number of pre-applications will be issued with a maximum of
two per person.  To pick up a pre-application, you must bring a copy of
your photo ID. If you are picking up pre-application for someone else,
bring a copy of their photo ID.

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is geared to help low
income, elderly and/or disabled individuals and families with obtaining
safe and decent housing.  Applications with Scholar House Education
Program preference, Homeless Preference or Homeownership preference will
continue to be accepted daily between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. until
further notice.  For more information about the program, check out the
City's Housing website at: 
http://www.bgky.org/ncs/housingassistance.php
(http://www.bgky.org/ncs/housingassistance.php)

If you have questions, please call 270-393-3715 or 1-800-648-6056 (TDD
for hearing impaired only.)