Section 8 waitlist opens, will landlords accept the housing vouchers?

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“Tenants with Section 8 vouchers understand and appreciate the value of that Section 8 voucher. They're not, for the large part, going to do anything to jeopardize losing that Section 8 voucher,” says Chancela Al-Monsour. Photo by Shutterstock.

The City of LA will open the Section 8 housing voucher waitlist next month. But there will likely be 10 times as many applicants as available vouchers — plus the challenge of finding a landlord who accepts the program.

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