Re: any units in cohousing accept sec 8 vouchers?
From: Diane (dianeclairegmail.com)
Date: Sat, 27 Dec 2014 07:17:18 -0800 (PST)
At Cambridge Cohousing we have two units owned by the Cambridge Housing
Authority that I'm pretty sure are rented by them using section 8 vouchers.

Diane Margolis at Cambridge Cohousing

On Thu, Dec 25, 2014 at 8:07 AM, Fred H Olson <fholson [at] cohousing.org> 
wrote:

>
> On Wed, 24 Dec 2014, judycaz wrote (off list) :
>
> > I was wondering if these areas took section 8 hud for one person me?
>
> Hello Judy,
>
> I guess you are asking if any units in cohousing accept sec 8 vouchers.
>
> I do not know but...
>
> I searched the archives of the Cohousing-L mailing list and found 23
> hits for "section 8" (with quotes).  The difficulty and desireability
> of having Section 8 rental units in cohousing is discussed but I did
> not find any mention of there actually being any anywhere.
>
> I will ask by posting this reply on the cohousing-L mailing list:
> Does anyone know of units in cohousing accept sec 8 vouchers?
>
> I can speculate that there are few if any Section 8 Units.
>
> A few related factors:
>
> Each cohousing community is independent and owned and managed by the people
> who live there.  Thus details like this could vary from community to
> community.
>
> In general in the US cohousing communities have few rental units - most
> communities in the US are organized as owner occupied condo communities.
>
> Fred
>
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