Tuesday, March 2, 2010

QUALITY OF LIFE: Affordable housing

Question/Comment: A resident would like to know the current numbers of applicants for affordable family housing and senior housing.

City Update 3/18/10:  There are currently 24,503 applicants for public housing, including 11,123 applicants for section 8 and 13,380 other applicants.  There are separate application pools for family and senior housing and current applications for those are as follows - State family: 4,319, Federal family: 3,885, State elderly/disabled: 604, Federal elderly/disabled: 860, Bryant Manor(State elderly/disabled): 599, Hagan Manor (State elderly/disabled): 708.

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