Section 8 Housing Assistance Now Accepted in Edinburg

4 years 2 weeks 5 days ago Thursday, June 14 2018 Jun 14, 2018 June 14, 2018 8:49 PM June 14, 2018 in News

EDINBURG – Applications for housing assistance are being accepted in Edinburg for the first time in two years. 

The Edinburg Housing Authority began accepting section 8 housing pre-applications this week.

CHANNEL 5 NEWS looked into the need for affordable housing in the Rio Grande Valley.

As of May 31, more than 5,800 families in Hidalgo County are on section 8 vouchers and nearly 2,000 are living in public housing.

KRGV’s Carolina Cruz spoke with the director of homebuyer development to learn how the cost of living has affected potential homebuyers.

Watch the video above for the full story.

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