Public Housing and Voucher Programs

Public housing and voucher programs provide decent and safe affordable housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Public housing comes in all sizes and types, from scattered single family houses to high rise apartments for elderly families. HUD's public housing programs include:

  • Asset Management
  • Capital Fund
  • Choice Neighborhoods
  • Demolition/Disposition
  • Family Self-Sufficiency
  • Homeownership
  • Housing Choice Vouchers
  • Mixed-Finance Public Housing
  • Moderate Rehabilitation
  • Operating Fund
  • Public Housing Agency (PHA) Plans
  • Rental Housing Integrity Improvement Project (RHIIP)
  • Resident Opportunities and Self Sufficiency (ROSS) and Neighborhood Networks (NN)
  • Supportive Services Programs
  • Section 8 Management Assessment Program (SEMAP)

To learn more about public housing and voucher programs and the application process for applying for assistance, go to the Public Housing web page.

Featured Resources and Training

HUD offers a variety of training for public housing and voucher programs! Check out additional resources and training related to topics such as:

  • Small Area Fair Market Rents
  • ConnectHome
  • Partnerships between PHAs and School Districts
  • Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) Public Housing Conversion

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Resources and Training