HACEP to open Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List on February 4th

Thursday morning, Housing Authority of the City of El Paso officials announced that the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list will be open next month.

The program will be open from February 4 at 8AM to 5:00PM through June 30,2021.

“The Housing Choice Voucher program provides rental assistance to eligible families and individuals to rent units in the private sector,” HACEP officials shared. “The program was designed to allow participants to increase their housing choice in areas of greater opportunity.”

This is the first time HACEP will be accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program since July of 2020. HACEP invites all low-income families and single individuals to apply for the HCV program.

The Housing Authority of the City of El Paso will be accepting applications online, through HACEP’s website. To apply, go to www.HACEP.org and click on the Housing Choice Voucher Application button.

An email will be required to register and submit an application.

“Along with the rental assistance the HCV program provides, participants can participate in the program’s Family Self-Sufficiency program to prepare for economic self-sufficiency,” officials said.

HACEP officials add that if family member is a person with a disability and requires reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact Susana Juarez at (915) 849-3612.