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Citrus County Section 8 Waiting List Opening on July 28

By Meaghan Goepferich Posted on July 21, 2021

The Citrus County Housing Services Division will open a waiting list for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program at 9:00am on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. The waiting list will remain open until 5:00pm on Friday, July 30, 2021. At that time, the waiting list will close, and no further applications will be accepted.

Citrus County Section 8 Waiting List Opening on July 28

Applications will be available online only. No walk-ins will be accepted, and applications are not available at the Section 8 office. Applicants may use any computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet access to apply. If you require assistance with the online application process, contact one of the following agencies: Daystar, Connections, and all Citrus County libraries.

Housing Services is attempting to reach those who are least likely to apply, such as those who do not speak English, the elderly, persons with disabilities, and/or victims of domestic violence.

Section 8 is a federally funded rental assistance program provided by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for low-income households, especially those meeting specific local preference in the following categories: current Citrus County resident, homeless, 62 years of age or older, a person with a disability, and/or a victim of domestic violence. A computer lottery system will be used to randomly select 150 applications and will then rank the applications using these local preferences.

To apply, visit For more information, please visit the Housing Services website at:

If you have any questions or are a person with disabilities who need special accommodations, please call Housing Services at (352) 527-7520 for assistance.


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