Independence Center Opens Waiting List for Housing Vouchers

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The Independence Center is opening its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list for one day September 11th, to those who meet the Department of Health’s (DOH) disability preference, can verify their disability and are at least 18 years of age.

The Independence Center is opening its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list for one day September 11th, to those who meet the Department of Health’s (DOH) disability preference, can verify their disability and are at least 18 years of age.

The Independence Center, which administers 31 Section 8 vouchers per year, will accept applications for those who are interested and meet the qualifications. Applications for the waiting list can be picked up at The Independence Center (729 S. Tejon St.) from August 12th to September 10th.
Applications will be taken from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on September 11th only. They will not be accepted prior to the 11th or after. Applicants must come to The IC on September 11th with their completed application the following: a birth certificate, Colorado ID, and social security award letter.

All applications submitted to the waiting list will be randomized, so there is no first-come, first-served advantage. Additionally, this application process is for the waiting list only. There is no guarantee for housing or eligibility after applying.

Questions regarding the waiting list, application process or application submission can be directed to Becky Shute, Housing Specialist at The IC, at (719) 471-8181.

About the Independence Center:
The IC was founded to assist people with disabilities to make changes in their lives that lead to independence in our community. We empower people with disabilities to live independently, and to enhance options and quality of life. We are a vigorous participant in local efforts to remove barriers for people with disabilities because we believe that people with disabilities should have the same civil rights, options and control over choices in their lives and equal opportunity as people without disabilities. We provide skills training to empower people with disabilities to be well informed advocates and active citizens; to change laws, legislation, systems and attitudes that affect their independence. For more information, please visit us at http://www.theindependencecenter.org.

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Amanda Lunday
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