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Learn how to find affordable housing with no waiting lists.

Affordable Housing Guide

There are many affordable housing programs that reduce the cost of housing for low-income families. Learn about which housing programs can help you.

Low Income Housing Tax Credit Guide

The Low Income Housing Tax Credit program is one of the most common types of affordable rental housing in the United States. Learn how to find and apply to LIHTC apartments.

Section 8 Voucher Guide

Learn how to apply for Section 8 vouchers and how to use them.

Learn About Housing Scams

Learn how to avoid housing scams and protect your information.

Affordable Housing Glossary

Learn the vocabulary of affordable housing and housing programs.

About Affordable Housing Online

Understand how Affordable Housing Online brings critical information to low-income households.

Meet our Team

Meet the team that reseraches and analyzes affordable housing opportunities.


Why Use Affordable Housing Online?

Over the last two decades, many services have emerged trying to duplicate Affordable Housing Online data or even outright stealing our data and reporting it as their own. In the words that follow, we will list each legitimate and illegitimate source and explain how they fall short of their promises of actionable affordable housing information.

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We Are The Most Complete Source of Affordable Rental Data Online

In 2001, Affordable Housing Online was the first website in history to publish data focused on affordable rental housing. Over the last 22 years, we have built the largest, most thorough database of affordable housing opportunities in the U.S., even surpassing the U.S. government's own housing databases.

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77,700+ Properties, 5,000,000+ Units, 5,000+ Waiting Lists. All Verified.

Our Salisbury, Maryland (USA) based, human research team has verified each property and housing waiting list in our database.

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Content Created by Affordable Housing Professionals

All of our data and content is curated by affordable housing experts. Our founder, Dave Layfield, is a 30+ year affordable housing professional and has developed, built and managed affordable housing, and does to this day. Our team includes multiple career staff trained in affordable housing programs including Section 8 vouchers and specific housing programs like Section 515 and LIHTC.

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Current and Accurate Housing Opportunities

Housing opportunities can be fleeting. A Section 8 waiting list or a property waiting list may open and close in a matter of days or even hours. We monitor thousands of housing providers with both proprietary technology and human researchers to ensure we are reporting on opportunities in a timely manner.

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Thorough, Accurate and Actionable Housing Information

We take great care to provide thorough, well written and actionable data about every housing opportunity we report on. We just don’t tell you a waiting list is opening. We explain who qualifies, how to apply and when you should do so. We take great care in ensuring our data is accurate by manually researching or calling housing providers for details not readily available.