SECTION 8 WAITING LIST TO OPEN
Effective August 19, 2019, the Housing Choice Voucher waiting list will open.
Applications can be obtained in the lobby of the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments, 3224-A Independence Road, Cañon City between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. Applications will be taken on a first-come first-serve basis. Applications may be picked up as soon as August 1, 2019, but will not be accepted until August 19, 2019.
Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance is available for low-income families. This assistance may be used in connection with presently occupied housing units.
To qualify, the household can be families that include:
A disabled individual, or
A person experiencing homelessness, or
A victim of domestic violence, or
Non-elderly disabled person transitioning from nursing homes and other approved institutions into independent, community-based living, or
Elderly (62+) transitioning from approved institutions into independent, community based living
The total annual household income does not exceed the limits shown below…
2019 Income Guidelines