The legislation Nelson filed Thursday would, among other things, provide additional funding for HUDs Section 8 Housing
Choice Voucher Program.
Section 8 Housing
Vouchers: Participants in the Housing Choice Voucher Program.
All properties benefit from a Project-Based Section 8 Housing
Assistance Payment contract for 100% of units.
All 50 apartments receive rental subsidy from Section 8 Housing
Assistance Program (HAP).
The Section 8 Housing
Choice Vouchers program provides rental help to households with very low incomes.
The meeting was called after the WHA received 500 additional Section 8 housing
vouchers from the U.
Jonathan Rose Companies had acquired the 202,500-square-foot property with 198 units at 107-145 West 135th Street through its Rose Smart Growth Investment Fund, an investment fund focusing on the strategic green repositioning of existing buildingsin December 2008 in order to preserve affordable Section 8 housing
, while creating an energy-efficient apartment community.
It's as though in all the public assistance programs -- be it welfare, food stamps, child care or Section 8 housing
-- someone put a pot of gold in the middle of the street and walked away from it with very little integrity controls,'' said James Cosper, head deputy in the District Attorney's Office Welfare Fraud Division.
Bowers could have applied for a Section 8 housing
voucher, but the waiting list for those exceeds, in some cities, his three-year prison term.
Last year, Congress passed a law stipulating that applicants for Section 8 Housing
Choice Voucher Program from the Department of Housing & Urban Development would have to include parents' income for students under 24 and any federal assistance as income--including student aid and assistance given to people with disabilities, such as subsidies for rehabilitation and employment.
He examines programs that are wasteful or obsolete, programs that benefit only special interests, and programs that actively damage society, such as Section 8 housing
vouchers and timber and farm subsidies.
The Section 8 Housing
Choice Voucher program, which provides 2 million low-income families with rental assistance, 40 percent of whom are senior citizens and people with disabilities, received a significant boost.