What Is the Public Housing Program?

The Public Housing rental assistance program allows low-income renters to pay a portion of their monthly income for rent.

Public Housing participants have a unit assigned to them by a federal housing authority. Public Housing waiting list openings can be rare, but sometimes are more frequent than openings for Section 8 vouchers.

Read this guide to learn how to apply to the Public Housing program.

Start the guide at Part 1: Who qualifies for Public Housing? or choose a topic from the list below.

Public Housing Guide Guide