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Section 8

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The section 8 program operates as a 3-way partnership with the family, the owner/landlord, and us. In order for the program to work, we must do the following:

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Head Start

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The Economic Improvement Council, Inc. Head Start program's philosophy of children's growth is that they learn best when their environment meets their physical, social, ...

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The Community Services Block Grant Program (CSBG) is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services-Office of Economic Opportunity in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Welcome to EIC

Sep 14

Section 8 Application Day

Section 8 Application Day

The Economic Improvement Council will open the waiting list for applicants interested in Section 8 Rental Assistance  for the counties of:

Gates, Camden, Currituck, Perquimans

DATE:  Friday, November 14, 2014

TIME:  9:00 AM.-11:00 AM

LOCATION:  712 Virginia Road, Edenton NC 27932


Washington, Chowan, Tyrrell, Dare, & Hyde

DATE: Friday, November 14, 2014

TIME: 2:00 PM-4:00 PM

LOCATION: 712 Virginia Road, Edenton NC 27932


Each applicant must have a copy of the following with you to apply:

Current Income (current check stubs, bank records, award letters, etc.

Birth Certificates & Social Security Cards for all household members

Photo ID for all persons 18 & older

All persons 18 & older must be present to sign the application


Clear criminal record for the past 5 years required (felonies, violent crimes, drug crimes)

Clear assisted housing record for the past 5 years with Section 8 or Public Housing

Assistance provided only to US Citizens or persons with Eligible Immigration Status




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Regular Office Hours

Monday - Friday

8:30 am - 5:00 pm


Summer Office Hours

(Beginning the 1st week of June thru the 3rd week of August)

Monday - Thursday

8:00 am - 6:00 p.m.











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Head Start Application

If your child will be 3 or 4 years old as of August 31 of this year, fill out an application today!

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