WHAT IS THE MAINSTREAM VOUCHER PROGRAM?
The Mainstream Voucher Program is a special housing choice voucher for non-elderly (ages 18-61) persons with disabilities. Other than serving a special population, Mainstream Vouchers are administered using the same rules and regulations as other Housing Choice Vouchers.
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
- Households that include at least one or more non-elderly (18-61 years of age) person(s) with disabilities;
- Has a verifiable disability as defined in 42 U.S.C. 423; and
- Must meet all Housing Choice Voucher program eligibility requirements.
WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF A NON-ELDERLY PERSON?
A person at least 18 years of age and not yet 62 years of age.
ARE ANY HCV APPLICANTS ON THE WAITING LIST ELIGIBLE FOR THE MAINSTEREAM VOUCHERS?
Yes, qualified HCV waiting list applicants may be eligible to receive Mainstream vouchers.
IF I AM NOT CURRENTLY ON THE HCV WAITING LIST, WILL I HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY TO APPLY FOR THE MAINSTREAM VOUCHERS?
Yes, anyone can apply to the Caribou Housing Authority’s HCV waiting list.