Public Notice Release for Jay County Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) Taking Pre-Applications On Monday, April 21, 2014, Community and Family Services, Inc. will officially open the Section 8 Waiting List for Jay County at 9:00 am and will remain open until 3:00 pm on Thursday, April 24, 2014. The waiting list will officially close April 24, 2014, at 3:00 pm and no applications will be accepted after this date and time. Please bring the following: a copy of the photo ID for everyone in the household 18 and older, a copy of the social security for everyone in the household, a copy of the birth certificate for everyone in the household and a copy of proof of disability or a copy of work status. Please apply at: Community & Family Services 235 E. Main St. Portland, IN 47371 The program provides rental assistance to individuals and families whose total annual income falls below the very low-income level based on median income in the area. Applicants for the program are placed on a waiting list for a voucher, which is issued for an eligible unit. There are a very limited number of vouchers available each year. Families should plan to be on the waiting list for some time. Assistance is awarded on a first come first serve basis by date/time of application and by preference points. CFS is unable to serve clients within a 5-mile radius of the City of Portland. An Equal Opportunity Housing Agency It is illegal to discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, handicap, familial status, or national origin. CR/NS 4-4-2014-HSPAXLP