Equal chance lottery given to people applying for low housing income

Equal chance lottery given to people applying for low housing income
Posted at 1:11 PM, Sep 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-25 13:11:58-04

The Rental Assistance Corporation of Buffalo (RACB) is now accepting applications for the section 8 housing choice vouchers online. 

It doesn't matter when you apply. The RACB says they will conduct a lottery to randomly assign placement on a waiting list.

Families will be selected from the waitlist in accordance of HUD requirements and local preferences according to RACB. 

People who qualify for housing vouchers will have an equal chance in the lottery.

The RACB will be accepting applications through 3:00 p.m. Friday, October 19, 2018.

The following income limits apply:

Family Size      Applicable Annual
Income Limit
1 Person
2 Persons        $29,900
3 Persons        $33,650
4 Persons        $37,350
5 Persons        $40,350
6 Persons        $43,350
7 Persons        $46,350
8 Persons        $49,350

You can apply online here. People who need assistance and are disabled can contact RACB at 716-882-0063, extension 106.

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