Jacksonville Opens Housing Voucher Wait List For First Time In 3 Years

The Jacksonville Housing Authority opened its waiting list Thursday for federally subsidized Section 8 housing vouchers.  People started lining up at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds at  5 a.m. to sign up for a shot at the federal program that he…

The Jacksonville Housing Authority opened its waiting list Thursday for federally subsidized Section 8 housing vouchers. 

People started lining up at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds at  5 a.m. to sign up for a shot at the federal program that helps low income people pay the rent. Hopefuls are placed into a lottery for a limited number of available vouchers to determine their ranking on the wait list.