PITTSBURGH- The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh, whose waiting list for Section 8 vouchers had been cleared and closed since 2010, has started a new one, an open lottery for the housing choice voucher program. It will take up to 5,000 applicants.

The application period begins at 8 a.m. today and closes at 11:59 p.m. May 11.

The applications will be taken only at www.hacp.org.

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