What is the Section 811 Housing for Persons with Disabilities Program?

  • The Section 811 Supportive Housing for Persons with Disabilities program provides subsidized affordable apartments for disabled persons.
  • Program participants pay the higher of 30% of their net income or 10% of their gross income for rent.
    • Some exceptions apply for acceptance of welfare payments from an agency on behalf of the tenant household.
  • These properties are owned by private property management companies or an individual private owner.

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Section 811 Housing for Persons with Disabilities Guide