Posts Tagged ‘Section 8’

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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

Public Housing in New York City

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

Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) Requirements

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The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is a federally funded housing assistance program governed by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. The program is designed to provide low income families, elderly and disabled persons to choose their own residence. Section 8 is the major federal program for housing assistance and is […] read more

Are Section 8 Apartments for Rent Available to Anyone?

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When searching for an apartment to rent, you’re always looking for the best deal. Section 8 apartments for rent may seem like a great option, but section 8 housing are low income apartments available to low income households only. What is Section 8 Housing? The Section 8 Voucher Program is a federally run housing program that provides […] read more

How to Find Section 8 Apartments for Rent

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Need help finding low-income apartments for rent in your area? Follow these tips and suggestions to find the right kind of affordable housing for your situation. Types of Low-Income Housing There are several types of low-income housing options for you to look into and availability will vary depending on the community you live in. True […] read more