Oakland california section 8 wait list set to open

Oakland Housing Authority is opening it’s wait list and is expecting a huge response. It’s estimated as many as 100,000 people will apply just for the wait list, so of course I want to be the first to break this news to those seeking section 8 housing assistance.

Here’s the Facts:

- About 10,000 people will make it on the wait list.
- More than 11,000 Oakland families currently receive Section 8 subsidies
- A family of three, for example, whose annual income does not exceed $40,650 could qualify, they would be responsible for paying 30 percent of their monthly income for rent and the voucher would make up the rest.
- Section 8 Housing application will only be accepted online at www.oakha.org beginning at 8 a.m. Jan 25.
- Deadline to apply for Section 8 in Oakland California is 5 p.m. Jan 29, 2011
- Eligible applicants will be selected using an automated lottery system.
- Priority will be ranked based onĀ  military status, age, or disability. The more criteria the person meets, the higher he or she is ranked.
- Information holine 510-874-1500
- Read my California Tips, Tricks and Insider contacts page to learn how to use this information to your advantage

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  1. My name is Willie Beatrice Toombs I’m 62 years old grandmother,and disabled.I currently live with my daughter whom is also my care provider.Her husband and my two small grandbabies 7 and 3.my 7 year old is also disabled bless her little heart. Anyhow i have been tryin to have my daugter apply and i cant seem to get through. Is there another site. or somethin other else we can do .my son in law # is 510-575-7302 his name is john my daughterr is lalita.Thankyou so much for your response.god bless-P.s my family and i are seeking affordable housing-desperately.We recieve $1358 per month.

  2. I need help, I know a lot of people do. My mother want me and my kids to move out. I cannot afford to move out. I am living with my my kids in my mother dinning room. My sons are sad. I know a lot of people are homeless and are at need, but I just do not want my
    mother to to be unhappy are my kids anymore. Are wait until she tell me to live and be out on the street. She is a good mother, but
    I want to be a better mother.

  3. Myself and my kids live with my mother. She is a wonderful mother
    but she is tired. We are sleeping in her dinning room and my kids
    are getting older and angry, because of there living situation. My children love and appreciate there grandmother. I have and am looking for work on a daily basis. However due to the economy I am currently still unemployed. I do receive AFDC, which I really do appreciate, but I am unable to move out on this assistant. Thankyou so much for even reading my comment.

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