What is a Section 8 Voucher?
The Housing Choice Voucher Program assists families with rent in the private market. The voucher program is funded through the Department of
Housing and Urban Development and is a voucher for a participant to receive monthly rental assistance paid directly to a private owner landlord
on their behalf. The participant has choice of where and what type of unit within the county that they wish to rent and will execute a lease
with the private owner. Their portion of the rent will be paid directly to the private owner. The HA will pay the remainder of the rent directly
to the owner each month.
How do I apply for the Voucher Program?
Visit our Application Page
How long is the wait for a Voucher?
There is a waiting list for assistance. Applicants are screened and eligible applicants are placed on the waiting list according to time and
date of the application. The wait list varies, and it is impossible to give an amount of time.
How much rent will I pay for a rental unit?
The rent a family will pay for a rental unit is based on 30% of the family's total adjusted annual income.
Can I get help immediately if I already live where the landlord takes Vouchers?
No, to be able to receive any kind of rental assistance, you must go through the application process.
How do I submit changes to my household, income, address or phone number?
All changes must be submitted In Writing to the Housing Authority office.