Skip to Content

The Latest Edition of Voices of Central Pa

The long wait for low-income housing


The long wait for low-income housing

By RACHELLE GAYNOR VOICES Staff Writer rkg5072@psu.edu

The economic crisis in the U.S. has hit the residents of Centre County hard. It has caused an increase in the number of people seeking low-income housing, and as a result, extended the waiting period for obtaining a residence. “As of today, we have over
400 families on our waiting list,” said Betty Corman, Section-8 coordinator of the Housing Authority of Centre County. Section 8 is a housing voucher program that is available to assist very low-income families in finding safe and sanitary health options, according to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The large number of people on the waiting list in Centre County
has resulted in an increased waiting to any assistance being available,” Corman said. Read more »

This website was just moved to a new server, so let me know if something seems wrong.

Hi everyone, this website was just moved to a new server. One person may have lost their membership account in this process. If you notice anything that appears wrong, or if your Voices website membership is missing (you can't log in), write us at voices@voicesweb.org and we will take care of it.

It will take a few more days for everything to completely settle down. We are resizing hundreds of old archived issues and photos, and that will take a while before it's done. We will have the online issue up soon.

July/August 2014 Voices of Central Pa

TO THE ASH HEAP OF HISTORY: Judge strikes down Pa.'s gay marriage ban

The May 2014 issue of Voices of Central Pennsylvania

The April 2014 issue of Voices of Central Pennsylvania

Opinions and Letters: Our movies need new stories. St Pattys. What music scene?

MINOR: Our movies need new stories

In February, I went to the State Theatre for a screening of this year’s Oscar nominations for best live action short film.

Grad students worried by health plan cuts

Penn State graduate student Tanner Cooke has had enough healthcare entanglements this year. He recently discovered he had a congenital heart defect. He saw a cardiologist in Hershey, underwent batteries of tests and must receive yearly checkups.

Cooke’s one saving grace: nearly all of it was covered by his health insurance.

Bone Tired: The LA guide to living with SD

With the average American now getting only 2.23 hours of sleep a night, sleep deprivation has become a way of life, and that is the reason, we at Stevieslaw shall publish “Bone Tired,” The Less-intelligent-than-average American Guide to living with sleep deprivation.

 

Local retail thrives amidst big chain stores

Local retail businesses in State College cater to a wide audience—a mix of both college students and local residents. By providing a plethora of styles for all ages, locally owned businesses are holding their own.

Syndicate content


Help Wanted - Editors, Journalists, Photographers

Volunteer as a editor, investigative reporter, web reporter, photographer and videographer for Voices - gain experience and build your resume. We will train you in the new journalism. Write to voices@voicesweb.org

Paypal Donations to VOICES

  • You can help Voices and express your support by making a quick and easy PAYPAL donation with this button. The best way to let Voices know you appreciate our efforts is with a small donation! You don't need a PAYPAL account, but maybe it's time to start one? Thank you so much for helping!

by Dr. Radut