Effective Aug. 19, 2019, the Housing Choice Voucher waiting list will open.

Applications can be obtained in the lobby of the Upper Arkansas Area Council of Governments, 3224-A Independence Road, Cañon City, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Applications will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applications may be picked up as soon as Aug. 1, but will not be accepted until Aug. 19.

Housing Choice Voucher Rental Assistance is available for low-income families. This assistance may be used in connection with presently occupied housing units.

To qualify, the household can be families that include:

A disabled individual, or

A person experiencing homelessness, or

A victim of domestic violence, or

Non-elderly disabled person transitioning from nursing homes and other approved institutions into independent, community-based living, or

Elderly (62+) transitioning from approved institutions into independent, community based living

and

The total annual household income does not exceed the limits shown below.

2019 Income Guidelines

Family    Park

Size    County

1    32,500

2    37,150

3    41,800

4    46,400

5    50,150

6    53,850

7    57,550

8    61,250

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