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What sort of rental properties are suitable for those with a low income?

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Suitable rental property options for people with low income include public housing and privately owned subsidized housing, notes the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Some renters may also be eligible for special kinds of low-income housing, such as senior and special needs housing.

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The Housing Choice Voucher Program is another option available to low-income renters. This program allows tenants to find their own rental properties and receive vouchers to pay or partially pay the rent.

Renters can find information on public housing agencies, state rental information, housing rights and rental assistance on the HUD website. Many local government websites also provide listings for low-income rental properties, notes the City of Chicago website.

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