Video - How To Apply For Section 8 Housing
We created this informative video to answer some of your most frequently asked questions about housing assistance programs. The Housing Choice Voucher, or Section 8, is a program funded and administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), that provides housing subsidies to low-income families, the disabled, and the elderly. The program provides access to safe, affordable and quality housing to millions of U.S. citizens each year.
In this video, we explore some of the most important features of the program. We’ll show you how to find your local housing authority and provide an overview of eligibility requirements necessary to apply. You’ll also get some key application tips, info on application processing times and steps toward finding your new residence and assistance.
For more detailed information on Section 8 and Housing Choice Vouchers, you can visit the below guides and articles.
Section 8 Eligibility Guide
lists all household, income, citizenship, and housing criteria that must be met in order to qualify.
Section 8 Application Guide
provides a breakdown of the entire application process including, what to expect, how to check your status, the inspection process, and how to find your new home.
Special Case Voucher Guide
is where you’ll find special voucher program options, qualification guidelines, and links to program websites.
If you need to locate your local housing authority, or need information about moving to another state, check out our Housing Authority List
. Here, you can use our state-search tool to find all public housing authority locations and contact information by county.