People also ask


  • Can I convert my home to a HUD rental?

  • If you wish to convert your home to a HUD rental, you are likely aiming for inclusion in the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Through Section 8, HUD provides low-income renters with a subsidy that covers the share of their private market rent that exceeds 30 to 40 percent of their income.

  • Does HUD pay for rental housing?

  • Answer: HUD doesn’t actually own rental housing. We do provide funding to support several rental assistance programs. Read all about them in our Renter’s Kit . How can I apply for a Section 8 housing voucher?

  • How do I get into HUD housing?

  • Contact your local government’s office of housing and community development or your mayor’s office to see if there are any local rental programs that might be right for you. How can I get into HUD housing? Answer: HUD doesn’t actually own rental housing. We do provide funding to support several rental assistance programs.

  • How do I get help with HUD rental assistance?

  • Landlords can receive general assistance by phone through HUDrsquo;s Customer Service Center by calling (800) 955-2232, ext. 1. Rent amounts vary by city and are determined by HUD using a fair market value comparison of rental prices in your area.