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Section 8 or Plan 8 Low Income Rental Voucher Program

 
 

Section 8 or Plan 8

 
Section 8 or Plan 8 is a housing subsidy for low-income families and individuals. The funding comes from Housing and Urban Development HUD and your local Public Housing Authorities PHA.

These are the government agencies that will generally administer the programs. Section 8 Programs can be designated in state, county, city, or metropolitan regions.

Sec8 Logo for Low Income Housing
There are many types of Section 8 programs available; however, the programs which most property owners are likely to encounter are vouchers and certificates.

Vouchers are not an entitlement and only a small percentage of eligible applicants receive them. Most are put on a waiting list when they apply. Recipients may select any housing with rent at or below the 'fair market rent' set by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD, if the owner agrees to accept the voucher as payment. The family pays 30 percent of its income toward rent and utilities.

Section 8 Information Table
Section 8 | Plan Ocho Offices & Agencies for
Families in Distress
City of Miami CMDCED - City of Miami Department of Community and Economic Development
City and County of Sarasota Sarasota Housing Authority SHA
Hialeah HHA - Hialeah Housing Authority
Homestead HHA - Homestead Housing Authority
Carrfour Carrfour Supportive Housing downtown Miami, Florida
Miami-Dade Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development MDPHCD
Miami Beach Housing Authority Of The City of Miami Beach
Florida's Section 8 Offices Section 8 and / or Low Income Public Housing Agencies (PHA) Offices.
Miami-Dade Housing Choice
Voucher Program Building
Landlords List Your Property for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
Section 8 Alert!
Current Wait List Openings for Florida Housing.

The Fort Walton Beach Housing Authority opened the Section 8 Waiting List on Tuesday, 9 December 2014 at 8:00 AM. The closing of the list will be announced at a later date.
Click HERE to view Alert Archive

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Learn HOW to transfer a voucher by contacting us. Voucher Transfer Request Contact Info.
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Need Help with HOME Energy Bills? Click HERE! Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program LIHEAP

 

 
 

What is expected of a Landlord?


If you wish to rent to Section 8 Voucher holders, you should inform the local Housing Authority of the availability of your property and also indicate in your advertising that you welcome Section 8 Voucher holders. Ultimately, it is the voucher holder's decision whether or not to rent your property. Of course, as the landlord, you would screen the Section 8 voucher holder just as you would any other prospective tenant.

The landlord must meet basic sanitary and safety requirements such as providing functioning bathrooms, a kitchen or area for preparing food, locking doors, secure windows and smoke detectors.

 

How do I find Section 8 Participants?

 

Section 8 tenants may find you just by responding to your ad or 'For Rent' sign. Otherwise, contact your local PHA or the HUD office in your area. Typically, you will exchange information and then the PHA will add your property to their list of available rentals or you can upload your property information onto several web sites that specialize listing Section 8 or Plan Ocho properties.

 
 
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