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Winning The Housing Lottery, But Waiting Years For It To Come Through

File photo. apartment housing apt door
Flickr Photo/Matthew Piatt (CC-BY-NC-ND)
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Jeannie Yandel speaks with Sahra Muhumed, who made it onto the wait list for King County Housing Authority's Section 8 Program. When the wait list opened earlier this year 22,5000 people applied for only 2,500 spots. Sahra made the cut but she'll have to wait for years before she gets assistance. 

Year started with KUOW: 2008