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The monthly dollar amount a Public Housing Authority (PHA) would pay, directly to the landlord, on behalf of the Section 8 Voucher holder. The amount of HAP is the difference between the unit rent and the tenant contribution. The tenant contribution in the Section -8 voucher program is 30% of monthly income. <\/p>", "inDefinedTermSet": "https://affordablehousingonline.com/glossary" },

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Housing Assistance Payment (HAP)

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The monthly dollar amount a Public Housing Authority (PHA) would pay, directly to the landlord, on behalf of the Section 8 Voucher holder. The amount of HAP is the difference between the unit rent and the tenant contribution. The tenant contribution in the Section -8 voucher program is 30% of monthly income. 

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