Like the Fair Shake Find A Job page, the Housing Search page lists search engines to find housing near you. In addition to the websites listed below, there is a lot more information in the Resource Directory and in Reentry Guides section below the Search Box.
Aunt Bertha is a social care network that connects people and programs — making it easy for people to find social services in their communities. To do this, we’ve verified and added hundreds of thousands of programs covering every county in the US.
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211 receives more requests for help with finding housing or shelter or paying utilities bills (over 4.4 million each year) than for any other issue.
The actual name of the program commonly known as “Section 8″ is the Housing Choice Voucher Program, a federally funded program that subsidizes rent for eligible participants. It is designed to assist very low-income families or individuals. A housing subsidy is paid directly to the landlord on behalf of a participating family/individual.
How do I apply for Section 8 housing?
Contact your local
For further assistance, contact the.
Private and nonprofit landlords operate a host of other subsidized rental housing programs. HUD maintains a
Does my criminal record ban me from public housing?
There are only 2 convictions for which a PHA must prohibit admission:
Public Housing Authorities (PHA) have great discretion in determining their admission and occupancy policies for ex-offenders. While the Public Housing Authority can choose to ban ex-offenders from participating in public housing and Section 8 programs, is in not HUD policy to do so.