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What is a Section 8 Briefing?

At a Section 8 Briefing applicants and participants are given a compressive explanation of how the Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher Program works.

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What are the standard rents allowed by Section 8?

Rents are determined by “rent reasonable” criteria. That means that the rent for a unit proposed for Section 8/Housing Choice Voucher assistance will be compared to the rent charged for comparable units in the same market area.

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When will the Section 8 waiting list be open again?

Because of the high volume of applicants that are currently on our waiting list, we do not anticipate that we will be able to open the Section 8 waiting list for some time. However, the opening of the waiting list is always announced on our website at www.mhacy.com, and in the local Yonkers newspapers, so [...]

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How can I find out the status of my Section 8 application?

All inquiries regarding the status of your Section 8 application must be submitted by mail. Please address your inquiry to: The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers 1511 Central Park Ave. Yonkers, New York 10710 Your letter must include the confirmation number you were given when you applied.  If you do not have [...]

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