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You need to contact your State's Medicaid Department/Department of Transitional Assistance/Welfare Department for assistance. I do not see why he should not be eligible for Section 8 Housing. Click here for more information:
As for free phone, he should be eligible for one. Click on the link below to learn how you can get one for him:
I did already try to get him section 8 several times, but each time they said they are "not accepting new applications" because of the long waiting list. I asked the man who lives in the apartment upstairs from him how he got section 8, and he told me he was homeless and then applied. But when I call, they are not accepting applications.
I don't know how to get around this. Is there someone I should write?
I do not have anything else to add to my initial post to you. So, I will opt out and give another Attorney the opportunity to further assist you.
I have read through the postings and the specific state is not mentioned.
Many states have other programs and the priority lists are different. To be able to see if there are other programs or steps to take your specific state would need to be known.
He lives in New Jersey. (Gloucester County)