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The Housing Choice Voucher-Section 8 Waiting List is now closed-Information about how to check your status is located below:


For individuals that submitted applications the week of October 6-10 2014 status information regarding placement on the list will be available starting the first week of November 2014. 


***YOU HAVE SUBMITTED AN APPLICATION TO BE PLACED ON THE LIST-SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION DOES NOT GUARANTEE ASSISTANCE AND YOU COULD BE ON THE LIST FOR MANY YEARS BEFORE RECECIVING ASSISTANCE.***


Instructions regarding obtaining status information was provided during the on-line application process.  If you provided an email address a confirmation emails was sent shortly after submitting your application containing the information necessary to check your status. A sample of the application receipt is located below:


Application Receipt
Congratulations, your Preliminary Application for housing has been successfully submitted.
Please retain this receipt for your records.


Application Information
Name: Jane Doe
Agency Name: Seminole County Housing Authority
Waiting List: Housing Choice Voucher-Section 8
Date and Time: October 10, 2014 at 9:56AM (ET)
Application ID: 999999
AssistanceCheck PIN: 12456

YOU MUST KEEP THIS PIN NUMBER TO BE ABLE TO CHECK YOUR STATUS ON THE WAITING LIST. IF YOU LOSE THIS PIN NUMBER YOU WILL BE UNABLE TO CREATE YOUR ACCOUNT TO CHECK YOUR STATUS.

 
YOU CAN GO TO WWW.ASSISTANCECHECK.COM TO CREATE AN ACCOUNT WITH THIS PIN NUMBER. ONCE YOU HAVE CREATED AN ACCOUNT, YOU CAN USE IT TO REQUEST TO MAKE CHANGES TO YOUR APPLICATION AND CHECK YOUR STATUS ON THE WAITING LIST. YOUR POSITION NUMBER WILL NOT BE ASSIGNED UNTIL NOVEMBER 1, 2014 AND YOUR STATUS WILL SAY "INACTIVE".

Please also check your "spam" folder for this confirmation email. If you did not provide an email address and you did not record your application id and/or pin number you must send an email to scha006@cfl.rr.com requesting this information be mailed to you. Be advised we are unable to provide this information until after November 1, 2014.



LOTTERY RANKING FOR APPLICANTS

The time and date of the application on line has no bearing on where you will be placed on the waiting list.    Once the waiting list is closed, all applicants will be assigned a random ranking order on the waiting list by our third party application processing company. 


Listed below are other Central Florida agencies that may be helpful to you:
            * Orlando Housing Authority: (407) 894-1500 
    • Orange County Housing and Community Development: (407) 836-5150
    • Winter Park Housing Authority: (407) 645-2869
    • Deland Housing Authority: (386) 736-1696
    • Osceola County Housing Authority: (407) 742-2275
    • HANDS-Housing and Nieghborhood Development Services:                  (407) 447-5686
    • The Center for Affordable Housing: (407) 323-3268
    • HOME-Helping Others Make the Effort: (407) 932-0943
    • Open Your Heart to HOPE: (407) 668-5039
    • www.floridahousingsearch.org

       

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