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TODAY: Section 8 Waiting List opens in Osceola County

By Gene Saladna,


Osceola County is reopening its Section 8 housing Waiting List.


It’s the first time in three years that the county’s Housing and Community Services department will be accepting applications.

The Waiting List opens Thursday at 9 a.m.

Officials said preliminary applications can only be accessed online.

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Residents can get on-site assistance on Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Osceola County Housing and Community Services, located at:

  • 1392 E. Vine Street, Kissimmee, FL 34744

The department said it has the following applicant preferences:

  • Osceola County Resident: Must show at least six months’ proof of residency
  • Non-Elderly with Disabilities Adult: Any family that includes a person with disabilities who is at least 18 years old and not yet 62 years old.
  • Elderly: A family whose head, spouse, or sole member is an elderly person (62 years of age and older)

The county said about 300 preliminary applications will be selected through a random lottery and reviewed.

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The deadline to submit an application is Saturday, June 10 at 11:59 p.m.

To learn more about the Section 8 Waiting List, click here .

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