Affordable Housing/HUD Rental Assistance Programs

Privately owned subsidized housing:
The government gives funds to apartment owners who offer lower rent to low-income tenants.

  • Available for individuals, families, seniors, and persons with disabilities
  • Income restrictions
  • Applicant applies with the management office of the rental property they are interested in

Search for low rent apartments here:

Public Housing:
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides aid and assistance to local Public Housing Authorities (PHA) who provide and manage decent and safe housing.

  • Available for family, seniors, persons with disabilities, and U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status
  • Income restrictions

More information for public housing can be found on the HUD website.

Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8):

Local Public Housing Authorities (PHA) administer vouchers to be used for market-rate housing that will agree to rent under the program.

  • Available for very low-income families, seniors, and persons with disabilitiesa
  • Participants are responsible for finding suitable housing
  • The PHA pays the landlord a housing subsidy on behalf of the renter
  • Renter pays the difference between the market-rate rent and amount of the subsidy.

More information about the housing choice voucher program, click here.

Additional Resources:

HUD Resource Locator – Interactive map

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