How Can You Find Local Contact Numbers for the HUD's Section 8 Program?


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Find local contact numbers for the HUD section 8 program using the interactive map or the state index on the website of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Searchers can find contact information for local Public Housing Agencies and Housing Counseling Agencies.

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To locate the interactive map, go to Portal.HUD.gov, select Topic Areas in the toolbar at the top of the page, click on Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8), and click on Local PHA under the subtitle How Do I Apply. Click on the state you need local contact information for, and specify whether you want the information ordered by city or ZIP code. The list contains the address, phone number and fax number of each Public Housing Agency along with a specification of whether they handle applications for low rent opportunities, section 8 or both.

For more contact information, go to Portal.HUD.gov, select State Info in the toolbar at the top of the page, click on the name of the state for which you need information, and click on Get Rental Help under I Want To. Click on Links to PHA Websites under Public Housing and Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8), and click on a particular city or county to access its website. Click on Contact a Housing Counseling Agency under Need Advice to access contact information for HUD-approved housing counseling agencies.

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