Section 8 Application
You can find more information on Section 8 applications, Section 8 landlords and how to get involved in low income housing with the Section 8 and Subsidized Housing Online Packet.
Your Online Packet also contains the Section 8 Consolidation Program application, which you can apply for online. This is a non federal program that awards grants to low income families or individuals.
Applicants can apply for the Section 8 Consolidation program online and or find out where they can apply for Section 8 in their area. They can also use their Online Packet to learn about lesser known government rental assistance programs and how, where and when to apply.
The Section 8 Consolidation Program combines low income grants with affordable housing opportunities that come in the form of listings in an Online Packet.
Section 8 housing voucher holders can user their Online Packet to retrieve listings of low income housing in their area, and apply for the Section 8 Consolidation program online.
A Section 8 landlord can discover the benefits of participating in subsidized or affordable housing programs, and they can also list their properties for free on this site.
The dates posted for the privately funded Section 8 Consolidation Grant Program, have nothing to do with housing authority waiting list and is not affiliated with any government rental assistance programs, like Section 8 or Public Housing.
Public Housing - Live in an apartment complex owned by a housing authority and pay only 30% of your monthly adjusted income for rent.
Section 8 Housing - Find your own apartment and pay only 30% of your monthly adjusted income for rent. Section 8 pays the rest.
Note: Section8programs.com is in no way affiliated with the government or any housing authority.
We provide an updated list of links to official housing authority websites that have applications online for Public Housing or Section 8. These applications are FREE at your local housing authority if they are accepting applications.
The one time fee of $16.00 for our Online Packet in no way accelerates your application process with any housing authority.
On the next page, print the application and mail only to the address listed on the application, or complete online as indicated.
If you do not have a printer, go to your public library and return to this page in your online packet. Someone there will help you print the application
Find your state from the links on the next page.
Click on the link to view the application for Section 8 and or Public housing.
Submit an online application, or print the application and mail it in.
Fill out the application.
MAIL THE APPLICATION ONLY TO THE HOUSING AUTHORITIES ADDRESS LISTED ON THE APPLICATION.
Wait several months for a response as to your application status (may vary with each Housing Authority).
If and when your name comes up on the waiting list, you will have to move into that city and state if you don't live there already.
Most Housing Authorities give special preferences to those already living in their city and state. However, you can still complete these applications but you will be required to move to that city or state when your name comes up on the waiting list. You may also be required to come in for an interview.
Note: The links on the next page go to official Housing Authority websites and are in no way affiliated with Section8programs.com.
Your Online Packet is updated each week and you never pay for it again.
If you do not see the exact city you wish to apply for, check back in several weeks. We will post those links to that particular housing authority when we find out when they are accepting applications for Section 8 or Public housing.
Keep in mind that you can apply at several housing authorities and be on several different waiting list at once.
How to apply for section 8
HUD homes are sold "as is," in an "offer period." After this period has
expired, and the house has not been sold, HUD will then sell to the highest
reasonable bidder. Bids can be submitted by you or your real estate
How can I get a loan to buy a HUD home?
You must find your own lender.
HUD does not make loans directly.
Are HUD homes meant for people with low incomes?
HUD homes range in price and are usually sold at market value or
close to it. However, a lot of HUD homes tend to be in the inner
city areas and are very affordable. These properties are usually overlooked by potential home buyers and investors.
HUD homes are based on Federal foreclosures
HUD homes are houses that were purchased on a Federal Housing
and Development loan. They are called HUD because they fall under the Federal
Housing and Urban Development department.
Foreclosed Property and Dollar Homes:
Generally, a foreclosure happens when the lender re-possesses a house because the owner can no longer make the mortgage payments. These listing have nothing to do with Section 8 listingsIf the property is now worth less than the payments owed, the lender could seek a deficiency judgment against the borrower, which means that not only would the owner lose the house, but they would also owe the lender an additional monies.
If someone is facing eminent foreclosure, they might be able to work with the lender to obtain an interest free loan from HUD to bring the mortgage current. If they qualify, and the lender files a partial claim. HUD will pay the lender the amount owed to pay the mortgage. The borrower signs a promissory note and then a lien will be placed on the property until the promissory note is paid in full.
Some homeowners might qualify for a pre-foreclosure sale. This is the main reason investors are interested in foreclosures. In some cases, they are able to buy a property at a fraction of its value.
What are dollar homes?
Dollar homes are single-family homes that the Federal Housing Administration (which is part of HUD) has acquired due to foreclosure auctions. Single-family properties are made available through the program whenever the FHA is unable to sell the home after a six month period.
Why would a home be sold for a dollar?
The ultimate purpose of dollar homes is for community re-development.
By selling vacant homes for a dollar after six months on the market, HUD makes it possible for communities to fix up the homes and put them to good use at a considerable savings. The newly occupied homes can then act as catalysts for neighborhood improvement, attracting new residents and businesses to an area.