KMSB "Nogales SCC Profiles," Tuesday, 5/18/10, 6:55 AM

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By Bryce Potter By Bryce Potter

Hector Bojorquez, Nogales Housing Authority, says the Authority oversees and administers locally the Federally-funded section 8 voucher program.  He says the vouchers increase affordable housing choices for very low-income households by allowing families to choose privately owned rental housing. The vouchers cover part of the monthly rent, he adds, thus allowing them to stay out of housing “projects.”