Update: Section 8 Housing Search Protections From Discrimination

Image of a heat map that shows state and local governments across the nation have passed anti-discrimination protections for renters with a Section 8 Voucher.

After getting approved for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, it feels relieving to be one step closer to getting affordable housing. But that last step of finding a suitable rental home that accepts the voucher can be difficult in many areas of the U.S.

To fight discrimination, state and local governments in many areas of the country have passed protections for Section 8 renters who are searching for a new home.

Find out which areas have these protections in this list that was just updated in May.

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