Are Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers transferrable?

Answer

Yes, you can transfer your Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher to a different area once specific conditions are met. This process is referred to as "portability."

You can read more about HUD's portability policy here.

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?