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Will slow rent payments or an eviction keep me from getting accepted?

Answer

Having an eviction on your record may make it difficult to qualify for housing. Generally, it depends on the reason the household was evicted. Contact the office you are interested in applying through for more information.

If you owe money to to any housing authority, you will have to settle that debt to be eligible for assistance again. If that is the case, you may want to contact the housing authority you owe money to so you can set up a payment plan.

As each housing office operates differently contact the office you apply through for more information. You can search our website for housing authority and apartment community contact information here.

More FAQs from Low Income Households

  • What has to be included in my household income?
  • Since Section 8 vouchers are so difficult to get, is there a place to find other housing programs that set rent based on your income?
  • 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?
  • Can I apply to multiple waiting lists?