Bronx —

In January 2007, the city reopened the waiting list for Section 8 rental subsidy vouchers for the first time in 13 years, giving many low-income New Yorkers new hopes of finding a place of their own. But, some prospective tenants are finding that having a Section 8 voucher is no guarantee of getting an apartment.

DASHED HOPES: Many prospective tenants with long-awaited Section 8 vouchers are having a hard time finding housing.