Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) Apartments

Colonial Park is a 160 unit apartment complex built using the LIHTC program. The apartments have lower than market rents and amenities similar to what you find in a market rate apartment community.

Colonial Park is a 160 unit apartment complex built using the LIHTC program. The apartments have lower than market rents and amenities similar to what you find in a market rate apartment community. These tax credit apartments have maximum income limits but rents are usually set at a fixed rate and are not based on income. Though, most tax credit properties don't have Section 8 with them, by law, a Federally funded low income housing project (including LIHTC) may not refuse to rent to a Section 8 voucher holder. To learn more, read the Low Income Housing Tax Credit section of our Low Income Housing Guide.

There are over 35,000 Low Income Housing Tax Credit apartments providing more than 2,090,500 housing units across the country. Apartments that participate in this program will have a tag.

Project Based Section 8 Apartment Complexes

Stearns Apartments is a 140 unit apartment community that offers rental assistance for its residents through the Section 8 Project Based subsidy program. Any resident in a low income housing apartment assisted with the program will pay rent based on their income and is why this housing is often referred to as income based housing.

Stearns Apartments is a 140 unit apartment community that offers rental assistance for its residents through the Section 8 Project Based subsidy program. Any resident in an apartment assisted with the program will pay rent based on their income and is why this housing is often referred to as "income based housing". Renters pay 30% of their income toward rent. These low income apartment complexes are privately owned and often have similar amenities to other apartment projects in the neighborhood. To learn more, read our Project Based Section 8 section in our Low Income Housing Guide.

There are over 20,200 Project Based Section 8 communities providing more than 1,235,000 housing units across the country. Apartments that participate in this program will have a tag.

Section 202 Senior and Section 811 Disabled Apartment Projects

Adamsville Green is a 90 unit apartment project set aside for seniors. A similar program, the Section 811 program sets aside units for persons with disabilities. Each of these programs provide income based housing much like Section 8.

Adamsville Green is a 90 unit apartment project set aside for seniors. A similar program, the Section 811 program sets aside units for persons with disabilities. Each of these programs provide income based housing much like Section 8.

There are over 4,500 Section 202 Senior and Section 811 Disabled Apartment Projects providing more than 89,500 housing units across the country. Apartments that participate in this program will have a or tag.

USDA, Rural Development Section 515 Apartments

Seaford Apartments is a 37 unit apartment property that provides low income housing in a rural area. Usually much smaller than urban and suburban apartment projects, these apartment complexes usually provide around 30 low income apartments and sometimes have rental assistance with income based apartments.

Seaford Apartments is a 37 unit apartment property that provides low income housing in a rural area. Usually much smaller than urban and suburban apartment projects, these apartment complexes usually provide around 30 low income apartments and sometimes have rental assistance with income based apartments.

There are over 7,700 USDA, Rural Development Section 515 Apartments providing more than 393,000 housing units across the country. Apartments that participate in this program will have a tag.

Public Housing Apartment Communities

This Chicago Housing Authority Public Housing apartment community provides 117 units of low income housing to families and seniors. Public Housing is a HUD housing program operated by Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) all over the country. This low income housing resource is income based and provides rental assistance similar to Section 8 making rents based on your income. These properties often have long waiting lists. To learn more, read the Public Housing section in our Low Income Housing Guide.

There are over 6,804 Public Housing apartment communities providing more than 1,061,700 housing units across the country. Apartments that participate in this program will have a tag.

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