YONKERS: Yonkers Municipal Housing Authority Opens Waiting List -First Time In 10 Years
YONKERS (WESTCHESTER COUNTY) NY: For the first time in more than 10 years, The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers will be opening its waiting list for Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) for affordable housing.
MHACY is seeking to add 3,000 people to its waiting list for affordable housing vouchers.
The vouchers are provided through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and subsidize rental units in market rate buildings for income-qualifying tenants.
The deadline for residents to apply for the list is July 13. A public lottery will be held on August 2 and 3 to draw the names of those who will be eligible to receive vouchers as they become available.
Pre-applications for vouchers are being accepted through July 13 at MHACY’s Central Office at 1511 Central Park Avenue and can be mailed there but must be postmarked by July 13th at 11:59 pm. The pre-applications can be found on the MHACY website at mhacy.org. They can also be picked up at the following locations during office hours:
- MHACY’s Central Office at 1511 Central Park Avenue
- Yonkers Public Library Riverfront Branch – 1 Larkin Center
- Yonkers Public Library - Grinton Will Branch – 1500 Central Park Avenue
- Westchester Disabled on the Move, Inc. – 984 North Broadway Suite 400
- Family Service Society of Yonkers – 30 South Broadway
- The City of Yonkers - Department of Veteran Services – 120 New Main Street
- The City of Yonkers - Office for the Aging – Peter Chema Center, 435 Riverdale Avenue
Pre applicants must be income eligible. To meet U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development requirements families’ incomes must not exceed the following:
1 person – $48,550
2 people – $55,450
3 people – $62,400
4 people – $69,300
5 people – $74,850
6 people – $80,400
7 people – $85,950
8 people – $91,500
If the applicant has a disability and requires a reasonable accommodation to submit a pre-application, they can call MHACY at 914-517-1184.
The Municipal Housing Authority for the City of Yonkers (MHACY) is the largest provider of affordable housing in the City of Yonkers and the second largest public housing authority in New York State.
For more information visit www.mhacy.org
SOURCE: Yonkers Newswire Editor MaryAnn McCarra
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