What is Section 8

Section 8 Housing Assistance

Last updated: October 3, 2014 by

Section 8 of the United States Housing Act of 1937 provides financial support and aid to hundreds of families but it has its roots in the times of the Great Depression. In the year 1937, the Congress Government of the United States passed the U.S Housing Act, which sparked off the beginning of federal housing… Read more »

Housing Choice Voucher Program

Last updated: June 16, 2012 by

The Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) is underscored in Section 8 of the 1937 U.S. Housing Act1 – often simply known as Section 8. HCVP is one of the housing programs of the federal government that benefits at least 3 million people – in which the recipient pays about 30 percent of their income for… Read more »

Housing Assistance For Single Mothers

Last updated: September 6, 2012 by

Nothing is worse than the stress of facing homelessness. With the rising cost of basic necessities like food and clothing, struggling single parents find it difficult to keep “a roof over their heads”. The federal government offers a wide range of support and assistance aimed to increase home ownership and affordable housing for single mothers…. Read more »