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 $15.00 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
Click on the links provided 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.
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. Section8programs.com has found that 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.