July 19, 2021, through July 30, 2021
New City, NY, – County Executive Ed Day and Commissioner of Social Services Joan Silvestri announce that the Rockland County Department of Social Services (RCDSS) will be having an on-line Housing Choice Voucher Program lottery for two specialized programs. The lottery will take place from 6:00 AM, July 19, 2021, through 5:00 PM, July 30, 2021.
Mainstream Wait List: (200 randomly chosen applications will form a Wait List from the Lottery)
To be eligible for this application, a person must be:
- under 62 years of age
- disabled, and
- homeless, at risk of homelessness or transitioning out of segregated care
To apply for the Mainstream Wait List visit: http://bit.ly/rocklandpublichousing
Youngblood Senior Housing Building Wait List: (These vouchers belong to 10 units in this building located at 201 N. Main Street, Spring Valley). This lottery is for this site only. (100 randomly chosen applications will form a Wait List from the Lottery).
To be eligible for a voucher or for this Wait List, a person must be:
- 62 years of age or older
To apply for the Youngblood Senior Housing Building Wait List visit: http://bit.ly/rocklandsection8
This lottery is for the above two programs only. These are two separate lotteries which will be conducted simultaneously and will result in two separate lists. Applications will NOT be provided or accepted at any RCDSS office.
Applicants who are elderly or require assistance completing an application because of a disability, may call 845-364-3330 or email firstname.lastname@example.org between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Monday – Friday during the open application period. Individuals with hearing or speech disabilities using TDD or TTY technology may call New York Relay Services by dialing 7-1-1 for assistance.
“We are encouraging anyone who believes they are eligible to apply to this program,” said County Executive Ed Day. “Remember that there is no cost to apply, and no one will ask an applicant for any payment. We also ask that applicants please keep in mind that there are a limited number of vouchers available.”
For more information about income limits and other program requirements visit: http://rocklandgov.com/departments/social-services/section-8-housing-choice-voucher-hcv/