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SEK-CAP will accept applications for rental assistance program starting February 2nd

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The Southeast Kansas Community Action Program (SEK-CAP), will begin accepting applications for the Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) program on February 2, 2015 and will continue to accept them until March 2, 2015.

To potentially qualify for assistance, applicants must be certified as “homeless” or “about to become homeless” by a helping agency. Additionally, applicants' income must also fall below the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Section 8 income guidelines, which is $27,400 for a family of four living in Crawford County; the income guidelines vary by county and family size.

If you would like to download and print an application, go to www.sek-cap.com and click on “Housing”. To find an application distribution site near you, please call (620)724-8204. Please submit completed applications to the SEK-CAP Housing Department, 401 N. Sinnet, Girard, KS 66743.

The TBRA Program, funded through the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation, assists qualifying individuals and families with rental subsidies, as well as security and utility deposits. The SEK-CAP TBRA Program is used specifically to address the housing needs of those who are homeless or about to become homeless in the counties of Allen, Bourbon, Cherokee, Chautauqua, Crawford, Elk, Labette, Linn, Montgomery, Neosho, Wilson, and Woodson.

For more information about this program, please call (620)724-8204. This is an Equal Housing Opportunity.

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