Section 8

(CBS)

Section 8 Tenants In Santa Clara County Hit Hard By Federal Cuts

Federal sequestration cuts are hitting Section 8 tenants in Santa Clara County hard, with rent increases coming for thousands of households.

07/24/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Silicon Valley Housing Advocates Speak Out Against Section 8 Sequester Cuts

Affordable housing advocates held a protest outside the Santa Clara County Housing Authority on Tuesday over proposed cuts to Section 8 housing vouchers.

04/23/2013

(CBS)

Antioch To Settle Lawsuit Claiming Police Harassment Of Black Section 8 Renters

The city of Antioch agreed to pay $360,000 to settle a class action lawsuit alleging police formed a special unit to target and harass black residents who received subsidized rent.

10/26/2011

An apartment in the Opportunity Center in Palo Alto. (www.communityworkinggroup.org)

Peninsula Group To Fight Cuts To Low-Income Housing Assistance

A Peninsula group that helps the homeless is condemening a bid by House Republicans to make deep cuts to federal low-income housing assistance.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/15/2011

(AP)

Demand Remains High For Affordable Housing In Oakland

10,000 Section 8 applicants will be selected from an expected pool of 100,000 for eligibility screening.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/25/2011

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