City of Madison CDA to Accept Entries For Wait List Lottery

Monday, October 29, 2007 - 7:28am

Madison - Community Development Authority for the City of Madison will accept entries to its Housing Choice Voucher Program, (Section 8) Application Lottery beginning Monday, October 29 through November 30, 2007. Lottery entry forms and instructions will be available at any Madison Public Library and many social service agencies.

Entries may also be submitted via the Internet at: http://www.cityofmadison.com/housing.

Applicants must be 18 or older to enter. They must be U.S. Citizens or have eligible immigration status. Only one lottery entry per household should be accepted. Lottery entries will be accepted until Friday, November 30, 2007.

A random drawing will be conducted electronically after data entry is completed in early December. Selected entrants will receive a regular application form for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program and may apply to the Wait List. Entries not selected in the drawing will also be notified by mail.

Regular applications will be entered to the waiting list and will be ranked by the date they are returned. Applications from elderly or disabled households and households with minor children will be ranked ahead of non-disabled, non-elderly adults. Households living or working in the City of Madison will receive priority over non-residents.

Contacts

  • Tom Conrad267-8711
  • Lisa Daniels267-8709