Section 8

The Housing Choice Voucher List is now closed.

What is Section 8? 

  • Tenant Based Vouchers – Subsidy moves with the tenant (Portability)

  • Very Low-Income Households (50% of Median Income Level or Below)

  • Find and lease a unit with a private landlord

  • Housing Authority pays landlord the remaining rent with federal subsidies

  • Rents are capped by Fair Market Rent for the area

  • Number of units the Housing Authority can subsidize is determined by Congress

  • Eligible participants are selected from a waitlist on a annual lottery basis.

Project Based Vouchers

The Project-Based Voucher List is now closed.