It means they can take their Section 8 voucher and move to an apartment that has better schools, less crime and offers more availability for their family to be able to thrive.
A report prepared for HUD, Rent Burden in the Housing Choice Voucher Program, found that 46% of Housing Voucher (HCV) holders in 2015 were rent-burdened.
HUD published the Proposed Fair Market Rents for the Housing Choice Voucher Program for Fiscal Year 2018 in the September 1, 2017, Federal Register.
Pre-applications for SRAP Vouchers will be accepted online between Tuesday, March 6, 2017 and Friday, March 10, 2017. Applicants must have an email address.
Housing vouchers are the most effective tool for families seeking to escape the hardships of homelessness and raise their children in safe, stable homes.