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Affordable Housing

Finding and qualifying for affordable housing can be tricky. Here are articles and resources on Section 8, tax credit, and other popular housing options, as well as non-profit advocacy organizations.

Find Privately Owned Subsidized Apartments at Lower Rents
If you earn below HUD's income limits, you may qualify for apartments at privately owned buildings at lower rents. But how do you find these apartment buildings? Thanks to an online government database, your new home may be just a few mouse clicks away.

Report Bad Landlords in Federal Housing to HUD
If a landlord who gets federal assistance doesn't live up to its obligation to provide safe and decent housing for low-income tenants, HUD wants to know about it.

Tax Credit Housing FAQ
Read answers to commonly asked questions about the federal low-income housing tax credit program.

Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program
Read about housing choice (Section 8) vouchers directly from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the federal agency that administers the program.

HUD's Public Housing Program
Get the lowdown on public housing straight from HUD.

PHA Contact Information
If you need public housing assistance or specific information about housing programs, use this handy page to find the contact info for your local Public Housing Agency.

National Low Income Housing Coalition
An organization dedicated to ending America's affordable housing crisis.

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