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2251 Table Rock Road
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: 541-779-5785
Fax: 541-857-1118
Hours: MON-THUR 8:00 TO 4:30; FRIDAYS~CLOSED; 1ST THURSDAY EACH MONTH 10:00 TO 4:30


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Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)

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NEW OFFICE HOURS BEGINNING AUGUST 1, 2018
MONDAY to THURSDAY 8:00 - 4:30
FRIDAY ~ CLOSED
1st THURSDAY of EACH MONTH ~ 10:00 - 4:30

 


Section 8 of the Housing Act of 1937, often called Section 8, as repeatedly amended, authorizes the payment of rental housing assistance to private landlords on behalf of low-income households in the United States. The largest part of the section is the Housing Choice Voucher program which pays a large portion of the rents and utilities of about 2.1 million households. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development manages Section 8 programs.

The Housing Choice Voucher Program provides "tenant-based" rental assistance, so a tenant can move from one unit of at least minimum housing quality to another. It also allows individuals to apply their monthly voucher towards the purchase of a home.

Section 8 also authorizes a variety of "project-based" rental assistance programs, under which the owner reserves some or all of the units in a building for low-income tenants, in return for a federal government guarantee to make up the difference between the tenant's contribution and the rent in the owner's contract with the government. A tenant who leaves a subsidized project will lose access to the project-based subsidy.

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) have created a program called Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH), or HUD-VASH, which distributes vouchers every year to eligible homeless and otherwise vulnerable U.S. armed forces veterans. This program was created to pair HUD-funded vouchers with VA-funded services such as health care, counseling, and case management. 



HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER STAFF

HCV Director Jennifer Jennings Ext. 1010 jennifer@hajc.net
Leasing Specialist Rhonda Moore Ext. 1038 rhonda@hajc.net
       
Participant Last Name Begins With:      
A-CO "T" Gomez Ext. 1028 teresa@hajc.net
CR-HI Jodi Glenn Ext. 1011 jodi@hajc.net
HO-MCL Lisa Higdon Ext. 1030 lisa@hajc.net
MCM-SC Pam Hislip Ext. 1025 pam@hajc.net
SE-Z Lori Eddings Ext. 1031 lori@hajc.net


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