Can a single person apply?

Answer

Yes, anyone can apply, including single persons.

This may be confusing, since HUD's general term for a household is a "family." However, a family can consist of one person.

More Housing Assistance Eligibility FAQs from Low Income Households

  • The housing office I applied through told me I didn't qualify to receive assistance, and I don't know why. What could have made me ineligible?
  • Who qualifies for affordable housing assistance?
  • What has to be included in my household income?
  • Where can I apply?
  • Do I qualify with a criminal record?