Revitalization of the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
is a key priority for the National Apartment Association (NAA) and the industry it represents.
27,808, 27,809 (May 18, 2010); see also Proposed Fair Market Rents for the Housing Choice Voucher Program
and Moderate Rehabilitation Single Room Occupancy Program Fiscal Year 2011, 75 Fed.
For example, the reformed program's subsidies are less generous than in HUD's Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
. This reduction in subsidies to future voucher recipients serves the interest of equity.
The Houston Housing Authority provides affordable homes and services to more than 60,000 low-income Houstonians, including over 17,000 families housed through the Housing Choice Voucher Program
and another 5,500 living in 25 public housing and tax credit developments around the city.
Lam, "Portability moves in the housing choice voucher program
, 1998-2005," Cityscape, vol.
The Act also provided for the Housing Choice Voucher Program
(HCVP), which differs from project-based programs in several key aspects.
Minority voucher holders in the federal Housing Choice Voucher Program
(formerly titled Section 8) have often been limited to living in "voucher submarkets" where racial and economic segregation is high and opportunities are limited.
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The chief tool used in this effort is the Section 8, or Housing Choice Voucher program
. The Section 8 subsidy is a portable housing allowance that families can take with them and, with some restrictions, use on the market to lease-up apartment units from private owners.
In addition, a robust Housing Choice Voucher program
will help more than 1 million extremely low- to low-income families with rental assistance to live in decent housing in neighborhoods of their choice.
* Protect and expand the Housing Choice Voucher program
WASHINGTON -- As many as 250,000 low-income families, seniors, and people with disabilities could lose their housing assistance next year if Congress approves a proposal to cut $1 billion from the federal Housing Choice Voucher program
, better known as Section 8.