Section 8 provides subsidized housing for low-income persons; tenants typically pay no more than 30 percent of their income in rent. The official name for Section 8 is the Housing Choice Voucher Program, and it is federa... More »

Federal Section 8 rental housing assistance programs are managed locally by public housing agencies that determine eligibility. A person is eligible if he or his family's income does not exceed 50 percent of the median i... More » Government & Politics Social Services

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 »

To apply for a Section 8 housing voucher, you must find the local public housing authority office that handles Section 8 applications in your area, determine if it is currently accepting applications, and visit the publi... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Check the status of your Section 8 housing list application by inquiring through your local public housing agency, states the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Contact information for local agencies is availab... More »

Individuals can find lists of Section 8 housing for rent on, a website that lists available housing in all areas of the United States. Local listing are also available on the website of the Housing Authori... More » Government & Politics Social Services

Individuals or families in the Section 8 federal housing choice voucher program find their own housing in any apartments, duplexes, townhouses or single-family homes with landlords willing to participate. Once they selec... More » Government & Politics Social Services