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Rick Buckmister

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Housing Choice Voucher (section 8) open

Wednesday, April 8, 8 a.m.



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The Housing Choice Voucher (section 8) waiting list for the city of Mankato and Blue Earth County is open.

Eligibility
To be eligible, applicants must:

meet income guidelines and not have a history of violent behavior or drug involvement;

either live, work full-time (or are hired to work), are adults who attend school full-time in Blue Earth County, (local veterans receive preference).

Applications
Applications will not be available until the waiting list opens on Wednesday, April 15. Once open, applications may be submitted online and will be accepted through  2 a.m., Thursday, April 30. The online application link will be available on the city of Mankato's and Blue Earth County's websites.

Those without Internet access may use computers the city of Mankato, Intergovernmental Center, 10 Civic Center Plaza; or the Blue Earth County Library, 100 East Main Street. A library card is required and is available at the circulation desk at no cost. If online access is unavailable or help is needed to accommodate a disability, contact staff at 311 or 507-387-8600 to make an appointment.

Once the list is closed, 250 applicants will be randomly ranked. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be discarded.

For more information, contact staff at 311 or 507-387-8600.