Monday, September 20, 2010

Housing Resources Series: Housing Choice Voucher Program

1. Housing Choice Voucher Program

What is it?
  • popularly known as Section 8, provides vouchers to low-income households to cover a percentage of their rent in the privately-owned housing of their choice. Households must still pay a small percentage of their rent.

Do I qualify?

  • depends on your local housing authority- eligibility guidelines may include gross family income, family size and US citizenship status.

How do I apply?