LIHU`E, KAUA`I (Ben Caxton) — The Kaua’i County Housing Agency has announced it will be accepting applications for its Section 8 waiting list starting at 8:00 AM on Thursday. Applications will be accepted online and at various locations across the island including at the Section 8 Office on Rice Street in Lihu’e. The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program provides rental assistance to very low-income families. Eligible applicants will be selected for the waiting list using a random lottery system. Applying for the waiting list is free of charge and the Housing Agency cautions applicants against individuals or companies offering application assistance for a fee. These individuals or companies are not affiliated with the Housing Agency and should be considered a scam or fraudulent. For more information or to find out where to apply call the Kaua’i County Housing Agency at 808-241-4440.