do you take section 8 and how long is the waiting list?

Asked by Soniabue, Pittsburgh, PA Fri Apr 29, 2011

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Anna M Brocco, Agent, Williston Park, NY
Fri Apr 29, 2011
Consider asking your caseworker for a list of available rentals, check with local realty offices, check local print media for by owner rentals, word of mouth, etc.
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Peter Schlos…, Agent, Alexandria, VA
Fri Apr 29, 2011
We don't take Section 8 applications because our properties are not approved by the system. We spent more than a month going through the process a couple of years ago. After holding the application for a couple of months we were told that the agreed rent was "above market" and told to lower it if we wanted this Section 8 tenant. We promptly found a fine tenant at our original asking price. The process cost us two month's rent.
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