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Islip accepting new applications for subsidized housing waiting lists

In 1664, the settler Matthias Nicoll named the

In 1664, the settler Matthias Nicoll named the town after his village of Islip in Northamptonshire, England. Credit: Erin Geismar

The town of Islip is accepting new applications for its waiting lists for subsidized housing programs.

The Town of Islip Housing Authority is accepting applications for the Section 8 Voucher Program, the RAD Section 8 Project Based Voucher Program for the elderly and families, and the Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Program at Southwind Village for the elderly and families. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, March 24 to be considered.

“Our Housing Authority plays a key role in finding permanent dwellings for many of our residents. I urge anyone who is interested in Section 8 housing to contact the Islip Housing Authority immediately,” said Supervisor Angie Carpenter in a news release. 

Copies of applications can be obtained online at or by mailing a self-addressed, postage-paid envelope to P.O. Box 442, Oakdale, NY 11769. 

Interested parties may also call 631-589-7100 ext. 6 for instructions on where to pick up an application. Each head of household is asked to submit one application only.

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