Posts Tagged ‘Housing Choice Voucher Program’

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Renter 911: These Rent Relief Resources are Here to Help

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Life happens sometimes. When it does, it can often have a negative impact on your wallet — and that means difficulty paying your bills, expenses, and even your monthly rent. read more

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Section 8 Eviction Explained

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If you’re a member of the Housing Choice Voucher Program, commonly called “Section 8,” different eviction rules apply to your apartment building. Or perhaps you live in a building where other residents are in this program. Either way, you may be wondering how the eviction process is different. What is Section 8? First of all, […] read more

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Differences Between Low-Income Senior Housing and Section 8

You may have heard the terms “low-income senior housing” and “Section 8” before. Though both are programs managed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), there are many differences between the two. For both, however, your income must fall within a certain range. Given the many benefits of these programs, competition tends […] read more

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Public Housing and Rental Assistance Basics

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Trying to get public housing or rent assistance can be a complex and time-consuming endeavor. Understanding what recipients of aid go through can also be difficult for those who earn more money or have fewer family obligations. Below is a gathering of information that will help you understand the public housing system and how to use it to meet your and your family’s needs if necessary. read more

What Is the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)?

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The Housing Choice Voucher Program, sometimes referred to as Section 8, is a federally funded program that assists very low income households with rent payments. Begun in the early 1990’s, the program offers a wide variety of options and allows benefit receivers power over their residence. Section 8 Explained Section 8 is the means by […] read more