The Section 8 Rental Assistance Program is a program for low-income persons or families who wish to live in privately owned housing.

With a Section 8 Voucher, you pay your share of the rent based on roughly 30 percent of your gross adjusted household income - directly to the landlord. You may choose to pay more than 30 percent for various reasons as long as your total portion (rent and utilities) does not exceed 40 percent of your gross adjusted household income. The Section 8 staff will determine if your income is significant enough for you to pay 40 percent rather than 30 percent.

 

Section 8 Rental Assistance Program