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Housing Choice Voucher Program

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  • How do I collect rent from the government?

  • It is possible to collect rent from the Government through the Housing Choice Voucher Program. Under the program, you rent out your house to a low-income tenant who is eligible for housing assistance. The tenant pays a portion of the rent while the government through your local public housing authority funds the balance.

  • How can the government help me find affordable rental housing?

  • If you have a low income and need affordable rental housing, government programs may help. Public housing agencies use federal funds to run housing programs locally, working with building owners to subsidize rent for eligible people.

  • How does the government pay for housing?

  • The government pays your landlord the amount allowed by your voucher each month. You pay the difference, if any. You can rent an apartment, townhouse, or single-family home. The property must meet health and safety standards. Your voucher amount is based on your income, family composition, and local housing costs.

  • How do I rent a house?

  • You rent housing from the local public housing agency based on your gross annual income. Housing may include apartments, townhouses, or single-family homes. The housing agency will contact your current and past landlords, and may visit you at your current home to determine your suitability as a tenant. Contact your local public housing agency.