Section 8 http://www.kplu.org en Sequester uncertainty surrounds Section 8 housing program http://www.kplu.org/post/sequester-uncertainty-surrounds-section-8-housing-program Last week, several media outlets and advocacy groups began circulating the same sad story: Because of sequestration, 60 low-income families in Dane County, Wis., were soon to be homeless.<p>But the truth is more complicated.<p>The story began with a <a href="http://housingdane.wordpress.com/2013/02/28/how-the-sequester-will-affect-dane-countys-most-vulnerable/" target="_blank">blog post</a> written in February by Dane County Housing Authority Executive Director Rob Dicke.<p>At the time, he made what he calls a quick back-of-the-envelope calculation that a 6 percent funding cut — the amount he Mon, 08 Apr 2013 22:34:48 +0000 Kara Brandeisky 8352 at http://www.kplu.org Sequester uncertainty surrounds Section 8 housing program Need housing? Rare opportunity for low-income vouchers opens up http://www.kplu.org/post/need-housing-rare-opportunity-low-income-vouchers-opens <p></p><p>Anyone in need of subsidized housing has a rare opportunity this month. For the first time in five years, <a href="http://www.seattlehousing.org/waitlist/">the Seattle Housing Authority is opening its waitlist for low-income housing vouchers</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 04 Feb 2013 13:00:00 +0000 Ashley Gross 7707 at http://www.kplu.org