Posts Tagged ‘United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’

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Understanding Veteran Housing Assistance

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Are you, or is someone you know, a veteran of the United States military? If so, you may be wondering what options exist for housing assistance after your service is complete. As a demographic, veterans more are at risk of homelessness than most other groups, and they often require specialized support in order to integrate […] read more

How to Apply for a Subsidized Apartment

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Subsidized apartments are residences owned by a private individual or entity that are made available to individuals or families in need. Typically, a recipient of such a benefit is entitled to find an apartment on their own or even remain in their current residence and the government will make payments directly to the landlord. Receiving […] read more

The Benefits of Renting a Government Subsidized Apartment

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Renting a government subsidized apartment offers several benefits. Not only do those receiving benefits pay less rent, but they are also somewhat protected against noncompliant or exploitative landlord. Explained below are a few of the many benefits tenants of subsidized apartments could experience. Resources for Claims of Violations In 1968 the United States Department of […] 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