The Housing Authority of Grayson County plans to open its Section 8 waiting list May 14 at 9 a.m.

The Section 8 program, which is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, helps subsidize the cost of housing for low income families and individuals.

Applications for the program can be found at and will be available and accepted at 1708 W. Houston Street in Sherman from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. No faxed, emailed or mailed applications will be accepted.

A notice from the Housing Authority asks that applicants bring a certified copy of birth certificates and social security cards for all members of the family, as well as income verification and identification for all members over the age of 18. For more information and a list of requirements for the program, visit