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CHAMPAIGN — The Housing Authority of Champaign County will start accepting pre-applications for its housing-choice voucher program waiting list June 17.

The list will remain open through June 30.

Those planning to apply will need a valid mailing address, names and birth dates of all their household members and their total gross household income, according to the housing authority.

Only one application per household will be considered, and not all pre-applicants will be placed on the waiting list due to limited funding. A random lottery system will be used to select 1,500 pre-applications, with winners announced by July 31.

Pre-applications are accepted online only at