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Closing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher

and the Public Housing Waiting List

February 5, 2014

The Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake (HACSL) will close the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Valley Fair Village, and the High Rise waiting lists effective 12:00 a.m. Wednesday,  February 5, 2014 until further notice.

All applications must be completed and returned to the HACSL office or postmarked before February 5, 2014 to be added to the waiting lists.  Online applications need to be submitted before February 5, 2014.  New applications will not be accepted while the waiting lists are closed.  Incomplete applications received by HACSL before, but not completed by February 5, 2014, will not be added to the waiting lists.

All applicants currently on the waiting lists will be processed according to HACSL policies and procedures.  Applicants are placed on the waiting lists by date and time of application.  Waiting list updates on current applicants will continue to be taken while the waiting list is closed.  It is important for applicants to keep their address updated with HACSL and to respond to any notices sent by HACSL. For more information, contact the HACSL office at 3595 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84115 or call (801) 284-4400.





La Autoridad de Vivienda del Condado de Salt Lake (HACSL) cerrará la Sección 8 Vales de Elección (HCV), Vivienda Pública, Valley Fair Village, y el High Rise listas de espera efectivo a las 12:00 AM en el 5 de Febrero del 2014 hasta nuevo aviso.

Todas las aplicaciones deben ser completadas y regresado a la oficina de HACSL o enviarlo por correo antes de Febrero 5, 2014 para agregarse a las listas de espera. Todas las aplicaciones en internet tendrán que presentarse antes de Febrero 5, 2014. No se aceptarán nuevas aplicaciones mientras estan cerradas las listas de espera. Aplicaciones incompletas recibidas por HACSL antes, pero no completada por Febrero 5, 2014 no se agregarán a las listas de espera.

Todos los aplicantes actualmente en las listas de espera, serán procesados según las políticas y procedimientos de HACSL. Los aplicantes se colocan en las listas de espera por fecha y hora de la aplicación. Actualizaciones de la lista de espera para los candidatos actuales, continuarán tomarse mientras esté cerrada la lista de espera. Es importante que los aplicantes puedan mantener su dirección actualizada con HACSL y responder a todos los avisos enviados por HACSL. Para obtener más información, póngase en contacto con la oficina de HACSL en 3595 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, Utah 84115 o llame al 801-284-4400.



The Salt Lake County Commissioners formed the Housing Authority of the County of Salt Lake (HACSL) in 1970. The agency is a tax-exempt, non-profit, municipal corporation, governed by a seven-member Board nominated by the Salt Lake County Mayor and confirmed by the County Commission. HACSL is not a Salt Lake County agency and receives no funding from local taxation. The Housing Authority’s annual budget exceeds $25 million. The Housing Authority staff includes over 85 employees, with average job longevity of seven years.

HACSL is an award-winning agency with numerous recognitions from the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO), the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and others. Since the inception in 1990 of the performance measurements by HUD’s Public Housing Assessment System (PHAS), HACSL has received High Performer status.

HACSL is a full service housing authority that assists individuals, families, elderly, physically and mentally disabled residents who are low income. HACSL has constructed or acquired 626 public housing units serving over 1,300 individuals and families in Salt Lake County. HACSL also provides housing assistance to over 2,100 households through the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. In addition, we have 400 units that were acquired through non-federal funds.