How Can I Get Housing With a Criminal Record?
Having a criminal record makes it challenging to find affordable housing, but someone with a criminal record may still qualify for many federal low-income housing programs. This guide will cover:
- How housing providers use criminal records in reviewing applications.
- What federal housing programs have restrictions based on criminal records.
- Suggestions for limiting the impact of your record when applying for housing.
- What to do if you're denied housing assistance based on your criminal records history.
Start the guide at Part 1:
Understanding the Issue.
or choose a topic from the list below.
Housing for Persons with Criminal Records Guide