Housing Choice Voucher Program


The largest cost for any family is housing. However for low income families, the cost of having safe, affordable and quality housing is typically twice their household income.

Panhandle Community Services provides safe, affordable and quality housing opportunities through the Housing Choice Voucher Program (formally the Section 8 Voucher Program). The Program allows individuals and families to locate and select their own housing and use the voucher to pay for all or part of the rent. All housing units must pass a housing standard quality inspection prior to anyone moving into a unit. The unit maybe an apartment, house or mobile home based on the family’s housing needs.


Eligibility

Eligibility is based on the median area income for each county. Applicants are pulled from the waiting list by preference and level of income.
 

to Apply

Application PDF (English) | Application PDF (Spanish)

Applications are also available at any Panhandle Community Service Center.


Veteran's Affair Signature Housing (VASH)

To combat homelessness among veterans, Panhandle Community Services, in conjunction with the Veterans Administration has sixty housing vouchers for veterans. 

Veterans must be approved by the VA prior to receiving a voucher. 

Interested Veterans must contact the Housing First Program at the VA for the application process.

 


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