Section 8 housing is run by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, but application requirements are set by local public housing authorities and vary from state to state, as reported by HUD. In general, app... More »

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Acceptance to the Section 8 program is based on the annual income of a family; in order for a family to qualify, its income cannot exceed 50 percent of the median income of the county in which it resides. The annual inco... More »

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As of 2015, the elderly, disabled and families are eligible for section 8 housing if their income is not more than 50 percent of the median income of the city or county where they live, reports the U.S. Department of Hou... More »

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The Department of Housing and Urban Development's rental assistance subsidies are operated by local public housing authorities, and the application process differs between locations, according to HUD. HUD.gov links users... 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 Housing Choice Voucher program can use any housing search method to find any condo, apartment or single family home whose landlord agrees to participate in the program, as the U.S. Departmen... 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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