How to Apply for Section 8

Depending on what state you live in, section 8 applications may vary. You first must meet avariety of eligibility requirements including:

  • Being a US Citizens or specific non-citizen who have eligible immigration status


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  • Income must not exceed 50% of median income for the county or metro area where you want to live
  • PHA (Public Housing Authority)  by law must provide 75% of its voucher to those whose incomes do not exceed 30% of area median income.

If you fit these initial criteria, you can contact a local HUD office and

State Information for Applying for HUD and Section 8

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