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The Seminole County Housing Authority to Open Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List for first time since 2007

September 5, 2014—The Seminole County Housing Authority announces it will be accepting applications online for its Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List beginning at 8:00 am on Monday, October 6, 2014 until 12:00 pm on Friday, October 10, 2014.  Applications must be submitted online at www.waitlistcheck.com/FL1736. To better serve applicants and to make the application process … Read More

News Article: New York Times

Evictions Soar in Hot Market; Renters Suffer

New York Times article by Shaila Dewan on Aug. 28, 2014 The rising demand for, and tight supply of, apartments means landlords can now afford to be more exacting in their standards, if not outright aggressive in replacing renters with those who can pay more. In the second quarter of this year, the rental vacancy rate sunk to … Read More

News Article: Orlando Sentinel

Citizenship questions threaten ACA coverage

Orlando Sentinel news article by Scott Powers Thousands of Floridians who signed up for Obamacare health insurance might have citizenship or immigration issues that require them to file additional paperwork by Sept. 5, federal officials announced. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services began sending “last-chance” notices last week to Affordable Care Act insurance customers in cases … Read More

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