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Section 8 Housing

Do you have to pay a deposit for section 8 housing?

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December 19, 2011 1:56AM

Good question: a landlord has the right to use the same tenant selection criteria as he would for anyone who is not on section 8. Consequently, the landlord may charge a security deposit if he accepts you. In the case of public housing, they may also charge a deposit but quite often times that doesn't happen.