How Do You Find Available Houses on the GoSection8 Website?

Prospective tenants find available housing on the GoSection8 website by entering their location in the search engine, perusing the listings and contacting the landlords, reports Available housing for the Section 8 program includes apartments, condos, townhouses and single-family homes, explains the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

To find available housing under the Section 8 program, go to the main page, and enter the city and state or ZIP code of the area where you are looking into the search box, advises When you locate housing you think is suitable, click on More Details, and then click on Call Landlord to access the landlord's phone number or Contact Landlord to send the landlord an email message. The GoSection8 database has listings from landlords, property managers and housing agencies that accept Section 8 tenants, and it is free to use for both tenants and landlords.

The Section 8 housing choice voucher program enables low-income families, disabled and elderly people to find affordable housing, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Once individuals or households are accepted into the program, they are free to find housing that meets their needs, as long as the landlord agrees to participate in the program and the housing meets HUD approval.