Ballard Library to provide assistance for local Housing Choice Voucher applicants

Local low-income residents can receive help registering for a “Housing Choice Voucher” (formerly Section 8) throughout the month of February at nine locations of The Seattle Public Library.

Ballard Library (5614 22nd Ave NW) will host a session from noon – 3:30 p.m. on Monday, February 13.

The Seattle Housing Authority (SHA) is holding a lottery to place 3,500 households on a new Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waitlist. Households can register for the lottery online between February 6 through 24. SHA staff will be on hand at various Library locations to help with registration process.

Applications for the program will be accepted from 8 a.m. Monday, February 6 through 5 p.m. Friday, February 24. During this three-week period, the application process will only be available online through

These events are free and everyone is welcome. No reservations are required.

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