YOLO COUNTY HOUSING OPENED THE HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (SECTION 8) AND PROJECT BASED VOUCHER WAIT LISTS ON JANUARY 9, 2017
Yolo County Housing (YCH) will accept online applications for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) and Project Based Voucher wait lists, beginning on Monday, January 9, 201 7at 8:00a.m. through Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., at the latest. The wait list may be closed earlier, depending on the volume of applications received. Applications will be available online at www.ych.ca.gov , on the main page of the YCH website. The online application will be available in English, Spanish and Russian. During this period, applications may be made anytime, day or night, from a private computer or device with Internet access.
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Follow the link to see how housing legislation in California made it past the Governor!
Sacramento Housing Alliance (SHA) advocates for more housing for people who are homeless and who are extremely low income. SHA has written a working paper on ending homelessness.
SHA Paper on Homelessness click here
HUD has directed local jurisdictions to have a plan to identify and address impediments to fair housing. This includes having enough housing for people of all incomes in integrated communities. There is also a need to have low income housing close to quality schools and access to fresh foods.
HUD has mandated the jurisdictions to reach out to the community for feedback. Locally, in Sacramento, the report is due to HUD April 2017. This is a short time frame to have a quality report.
You can participate in this important report.
For more information: www.SHRA.og or www.SacHousingAlliance.org
Lanterman Housing Alliance met in March in Sacramento. People heard from Housing California, The ARC/UCP, Marty Omoto from California Person Centered Advocacy Partnership, State Council, Association of Regional Centers (ARCA), Mark Stivers from TCAC (Tax Credit Allocation Committee), CAL-ALHFA and State Department of Developmental Disabilities among others.
Housing is extremely important for people to live integrated and independent lives in the community. LHA discussed how to create more housing options and outlined action steps.
Next LHA meeting is October 4 and 5, 2016. Stay tuned for more information: www.LantermanHousingAlliance.org