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Honolulu Opens Waitlist For Federal Rental Assistance Program

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The City and County of Honolulu has opened the waitlist for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program.

The program provides rental assistance with funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Pre-applications will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. on Friday.

From that group, 2,000 applications will be randomly chosen and placed on a waiting list. There is no first-come, first-served advantage, and only one application will be allowed per household.

You can apply online at

For more information, contact the City’s Department of Community Services Section 8 Office at (808) 768-7096 or visit

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