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Section 8

Hope for housing draws hundreds in Schenectady

Candidates for Section 8 get first chance since 2010

Hundreds of people stand in line Tuesday at the Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority office on Broadway to sign up for federal Section 8 benefits.
Hundreds of people stand in line Tuesday at the Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority office on Broadway to sign up for federal Section 8 benefits.
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At 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jasmine Gorritz arrived at the Schenectady Municipal Housing Authority, prepared to wait 41⁄2 hours to be one of the first to add her name to the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program waiting list. There were already 181 people in line ahead of her. “The line was literally wrapping around the whole parking lot. There was these people that I know that were there from 8 o’clock the night before waiting ...

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safny
September 18, 2013
6:40 a.m.

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Why is a city agency hiring police for crowd control? Isn't that what we have police for?

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