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 »

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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 »

To qualify for Section 8 housing, a person's household usually needs to have limited income and at least one member who is a U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen. Being qualified for Section 8 housing is no guarantee ... More »

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Renters can apply for rent assistance grants through agencies such as the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program, state assistance programs or federal subsidized housing programs, notes HUD. They can also seek charitab... More »

Resources that may provide individual assistance with paying rent include government housing choice vouchers, federal government housing programs, state housing finance agents, local and state housing counseling programs... More »

Eligibility for Section 8 is determined by local public housing agencies designated by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, and is based on income, assets and family size. Applicants mus... More »

Veterans can receive assistance with applying for and receiving Section 8 housing by calling the National Call Center for Homeless Veterans or by contacting a local branch of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Spec... More »