Who is a Section 8 housing website designed to help?


Quick Answer

A section 8 housing website is designed to help low-income individuals and families. The website, located at HUD.gov for the federal program or various state government sites for state programs, provides information on how to qualify and apply for Section 8 vouchers.

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Section 8 is a U.S. government housing assistance program that provides vouchers to help subsidize payment of rent in various neighborhoods around a city. This is to ensure that neighborhoods are more diverse and cities do not become divided along socio-economic lines. Section 8 vouchers are paid to private landlords to subsidize the rent on living spaces that have been designated as Section 8 housing.

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