Learn more about renting and HUD rental assistance programs.
Privately owned subsidized housing - HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants. Search for an apartment and apply directly at the management office
Public Housing - affordable apartments for low-income families, the elderly and persons with disabilities. To apply, contact a public housing agency.
Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) - find your own place and use the voucher to pay for all or part of the rent. To apply, contact a public housing agency.
HUD Resource Locator - search for HUD field and regional offices, local PHAs, Multifamily and Public Housing locations, homeless coordinated entry system points of contacts, and USDA rural housing
Local Renting Information
Rental help in your state - find affordable rentals and special needs housing, get help with your utility bills, and more
List my rental property - landlords who would like to rent to voucher holders should contact their local public housing agency (PHA) regarding the current or upcoming vacancy. The PHA may maintain a list of available units in the area. The PHA may also be aware of locally used websites or platforms for advertising available rental units. Landlords may also consider indicating when advertising when they welcome voucher holders.
Contact a housing counseling agency or call toll-free (800) 569-4287.
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