The Housing Choice Vouchers Program (often referred to as “Section 8”) is the federal government’s primary program to provide housing for Americans who are living in poverty, as well as the elderly and disabled. Section 8 vouchers allow a person or family to rent a privately-owned unit. Needham Housing Authority receive funds from HUD to pay part of the tenants rent to the landlord and the tenant pays the remaining balance.
More information about the Housing Choice Vouchers Program, including eligibility requirements for both tenants and landlords’ residences, can be found at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
HOW MANY VOUCHERS DOES NHA HAVE?
The Needham Housing Authority has 123 Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV), including 12 Project Based Vouchers, located at High Rock.
For the NHA HCVP 2023 Payment Standards, please click HERE.