HUD News in Review - November 24, 2021
Build Back Better Act passes House with $150B for affordable housing - November 23, 2021
Open Section 8 Waiting List Report - November 22, 2021
Most of the time, no, if you do qualify for a utility reimbursement, it won’t fully cover your actual monthly costs.
If your income is extremely low or at zero, the Housing Authority will do a calculation to see if your family qualifies for the utility reimbursement. If you do qualify, the PHA will send a monthly utility reimbursement check to you or directly pay it to the utility company. Unless you qualify for a hardship exemption (rarely is that granted), there will be a minimum amount of rent for which your family is responsible. That minimum amount is usually between twenty-five and fifty dollars. It will be included in the calculation and deducted from the utility reimbursement before you are sent the actual check.
© 2002-2021 ApartmentSmart.com, Inc.
Affordable Housing Online is not affiliated with any housing authority or apartment community, and does not manage any affordable housing programs.