According to the U.S. Government's Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), section 8 is a program that provides housing choice vouchers to low income individuals and families to subsidize the cost of a safe an... More »

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Section 8 housing assistance is a government program that allows low-income families to receive rental assistance from the federal government, which is paid directly to their landlord. This program was authorized by Sect... More »

Applications for the Section 8 housing choice voucher program are available through the local public housing authorities. The public housing authority is responsible for reviewing applications, determining an applicant'... More »

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Requirements for getting a federally subsidized apartment through the housing choice voucher program include having low income and U.S. citizenship or eligible noncitizen immigration status, reports the U.S. Department o... More »

The Affordable Housing Program is a program run by the Department of Housing and Urban Development that helps families who pay more than 30 percent of their income for housing, says the Department of Housing and Urban De... More »

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The local public housing agency can help someone with a Section 8 voucher find housing that accepts these vouchers, as the Department of Housing and Urban Development explains. Public housing agencies, which are funded b... More »

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Participants in the Section 8 voucher program can choose any type of housing they wish as long as it meets program requirements, explains the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Voucher recipients are respo... More »

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