How is low-income senior housing different from traditional section 8?


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2010-04-13 21:23:47
2010-04-13 21:23:47

Low income senior housing is much the same as traditional section 8, but the income requirements may sometimes be set a little bit higher. You also must be over a certain age to qualify for low income senior housing.

Section 8 housing is available to anyone who qualifies based on their income. Senior low income housing is only available to seniors with low income.

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There are different variations of the section 8 program. There is the section 8 housing choice voucher program, there is multi-family section 8, there is public housing administered through the housing authority, there is 236 housing, there is 202 PAC, PRAC and 811 PAC, PRAC. Check with your local HUD office for a list of programs and who to contact to get on the different waiting lists.

There's an online form you can fill out to get on a waiting list for Section 8 at There's a lot more information on the site as well. But there aren't any sites to immediately get assistance online.

You must be low-income to be eligible for Section 8. There are different kinds of Section 8 assistance so call your local housing authority or go to HUD's website ( to find a Section 8 subsidized housing provider.

These are two different, unrelated programs, both which have their own requirements.

section 8 is a housing program for low income families. which is much better than public housing,You must have heard in the Military section 8 means your crazy.Sothe housing should have picked a better term so its not demeaning. "Section 8" refers to the act of Congress which created it. It was established as part of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974. The part of that Act which created this program was an amendment of Section 8 of the U.S. Housing Act of 1937. Hence the name "Section 8 Housing".

Yes Boston does have section 8 housing. Check out the Boston Housing Authority web page to see if you qualify.

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There are a couple different places to go to find low income housing. You can go to your local realtors office. Or you can view these different websites: or

No, you cannot receive Section 8 housing if you have a felony. If you are convicted of a crime while on Section 8 housing, you will lose the housing. you can get section 8 as long as the felony 3 years old am I a felon?

Yes, they advertise section 8 housing on You can see them at advertise section 8 housing on Section 8 (government subsidized housing) is advertised in most online rental websites.'s advanced search allows you to search for words in the description so you can insert Section 8 here.

Apply. Check with you local Housing Authority there.

Yes, there is a physical section 8 housing list when you apply. You can read more information at

It is relatively to to become a section 8 landlord. You can apply to through your local HUD housing authority or apply through a section 8 participant.

Section 8 housing is regulated under Section 8 of the Housing Act of 1937 (42 U.S.C. § 1437f), within the United States. Therefor, no Section 8 housing is not available in Canada as it is not part of the United States. However the National Housing Act passed by the Parliament of Canada in 1938 may provide something similar. But it won't be called "Section 8 housing" and it will operate differently.

This is a question to ask the Housing Authority that is administering the Section 8 Program.

Section Housing allows low income people to obtain a residence. This is important for people to have a place to live.

Each Housing Authority has its own rules by which someone applies for a section 8 voucher, now known as a housing choice voucher, or public housing. Most qualifications are the same for every jurisdiction, since the section 8 housing program is a federal program.

You have to apply in person to the local housing authority. The HUD website does have information about how the programs work. Also check on the multi family section 8 program (this is different that the voucher program and may have a shorter waiting list)

Check with you local Housing Authority there.

Section 8 housing are houses that are subsidized by the government for low income families. These houses are sponsored by the US Housing and Urban Development department to assist families in need of housing. They are call "Section 8" because of section #8 of the Housing Act of 1937. Depending of the area of the US, Section 8 housings can range from good to deplorable living conditions.

Section 8 housing, yes. Go down to the county that you live in and ask for a Section 8 housing form. Fill it out with all the appropriate information and the housing authority will decide if you're eligible.

If you are interested in renting to section 8 renters, i would talk to your local housing authority.

Section 8 housing is a government program that helps low income or even the homeless find affordable housing. Many people apply to get the subsidy the voucher program offers in Section 8, which results in a waiting list to get housing from participating landlords.

The tenant living in the housing unit and the local Housing Authority which are funded by the Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Call your local houseing authority and fill out an application you will be put on a list and they well notify you when you are at the top. This could take 1-6 years. Also check out the multi family section 8 properties. (This is different than the section 8 housing choice voucher program.)

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