What if Section 8 housing is needed immediately?

Answer Generally speaking, there is no such thing as emergency housing assistance through the voucher program. By federal law every housing authority must establish uniform criteria for qualifications to ... Read More »

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What is section 8 housing?

Section 8 housing is government subsidized housing for low-income persons. Section 8 Housing is one of two programs: the Voucher program (known as the Housing Choice Voucher Program), and the Publ... Read More »

Is section 8 housing the same as section 236?

No, it's not: section a is more applicable towards renting the unit, while section 236 has more to do with financing of a property.

What is the definition of Section 8 housing?

"Section 8 housing" refers to privately owned rental units occupied by people receiving assistance through the federal Housing Choice Voucher Program. Section 8 is an alternative to public housing.... Read More »

What is section 8 housing assistance?

Section 8 is the former name of Housing Choice, the federal government's housing assistance program that guarantees clean, safe and affordable housing for very low-income families, the elderly and ... Read More »