Section 8 Housing

People in Muncie wait overnight to get on Section 8 wait list

From the Muncie Star Press:

A line for Section 8 vouchers on Wednesday should squash any debate about the recession’s impact in Delaware County.

The possibility of being added to a wait list for the Delaware County Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Vouchers — also known as Section 8 vouchers — brought more than 350 people to the agency’s office in south Muncie on Wednesday morning.

But arriving at the office doors within an hour of the list sign-up didn’t guarantee a spot on the wait list.

The first person to sign up arrived at the office doors at 11 p.m. Tuesday night, sleeping on the outside sidewalk until the doors opened at 9 a.m.

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