Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Housing Resources Series: Public Housing

2. Public Housing

What is it?
  • apartments, townhouses and single-family homes owned by local housing authorities for which the rent is determined by household income

Do I qualify?

  • eligibility is based on annual gross income and your family status-- that is, how many people are in your family, if any of them are elderly or disabled etc.

How do I apply?

  • To apply for public housing, call your local housing authority, located in the County Help Chart
  • Or call HUD: 1-800-955-2232