How Do Housing Vouchers Work?
1. Provided In The Form Of Rental Subsidies
Housing vouchers provide housing assistance to eligible applicants in the form of rental subsidies.
2. For Qualifying Housing Only
After receiving housing vouchers, applicants need to find suitable housing that meets the requirements of the program and accepts a housing voucher.
3. Subsidies Paid To The Landlord Directly
Once approved, housing subsidies are paid directly to the landlord by the Public Housing Agency.
4. The Difference Between The Actual Rent Paid By The Family
The family needs to pay the difference between the actual rent charged by the landlord.