Can Section 8 see my bank account?


The Public Housing Agency (PHA) that is determining your eligibility for a low-income housing program will request a current bank statement or other documents to show your bank account balances.

The PHA will also look at your bank statement for any direct deposits amounts of earned income, social security, pensions, SSI or other deposits. If the bank account documentation is not submitted, chances are the PHA will deny your application.

More Section 8 FAQs from Low Income Households

  • Can I be evicted if my HUD apartment is sold?
  • How Much Are Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers Worth
  • What is Section 8?
  • How do I check my status on a waiting list?
  • Does a Housing Choice Voucher pay for utilities?