Section 8 voucher program re-opens in HonoluluUPDATED 10:49 PM HST May 13, 2014Video Transcript
After nearly 9 years -- the City and County of Honolulu is re- opening the wait list for the Section-8 "Housing Choice Voucher Program" -- with a new online application system. You can start submitting your applications from 12-A-M this THURSDAY. Those without computers can use one at the Section-8 offices -- on Bethel Street and Kapolei Hale. The city closed its wait list in May 2005 -- when over 10- thousand families applied. 2133 WHILE WE EXPECT TO PRETTY MUCH USE THE VOUCHERS THROUGH THE EXISTING WAIT LIST, EVERY MONTH WE HAVE A TURNOVER OF ROUGHLY 20 UNITS 109 SO WE NEED TO HAVE A NEW SUPPLY, SO THAT'S WHY WE'RE OPENING UP THE WAIT LIST 2145 Section-8 vouchers pay for the portion of rent -- greater than 30 percent of a renter's income. For more information -- visit the "as seen on section" of KITV dot com.