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How can I apply for Section 8 rental assistance in Boston, Massachusetts?
Applications for Section 8 rental assistance or Public Housing are always free at your local housing authority if they are accepting applications. Section8programs.com has no affiliation with HUD, the government or your local housing authority. Our mission is to help those that are low income find applications online for various government rental assistance programs nation wide. We also help Section 8 applicants find Section 8 listings after applying. In addition, we help our clients to discover many other programs that would benefit a low income person. We charge a small fee for our research which is consolidated in our Online Packet. We can not guarantee that your housing authority is accepting applications at this time, but we do update our Online Packet each week with this information. Applicants in need of a Section 8 application however, should consult their local housing authority. Section 8 Housing applications are always free. If applications are being accepted, you can apply for Section 8 in Boston Massachusetts and get on an open Section 8 Waiting list.
The Section 8 and Subsidized Housing Online Packet is a information retrieval service that brings low income tenants and landlords together.
The housing opportunities are provided to all members in the form of an online packet. Every member will have indefinite access to their packet for the purpose of learning about government programs they may also apply for. Section 8 rental assistance listings for every U.S. state are also included. The Online Packet has information to educate landlords about various government housing programs and how to become involved in them.
A Section 8 landlord
is someone that has had the necessary inspections by their Housing Authority and has been approved to rent to a Section 8 tenant. The Section 8 program produces renters in every state that need available apartments. You can apply for Section 8 by completing a Section 8 application when those applications are being accepted by your local Housing Authority. A person interested in becoming a Section 8 landlord can also benefit from our Online Packet.
How does the Section 8 rental assistance program work?
The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program is a government subsidized housing assistance program for a low income family or individual. The tenant will pay about 30% of their monthly income for rent. Section 8 will pay for (subsidize) the rest. Landlords must have their property inspected by the Boston housing authority in
order to rent to a Section 8 tenant and accept the Section 8 housing voucher. The landlord will prepare their own lease, but it will be no less than for one year.
By urging landlords nationwide to participate in government rental assistance programs, and educating them about subsidized housing, the gap between a low income tenant and an independent landlord is being reduced.
Learn more about Section 8 rental assistance and other low income housing programs
You can find more information on Section 8 applications, Section 8 landlords and how to get involved in low income housing with the Section 8 and Subsidized Housing Online Packet.
Members can also use their Online Packet to learn about lesser known government rental assistance programs and how, where and when to apply.
The Section 8 Consolidation Program combines low income grants with affordable housing opportunities that come in the form of listings in an Online Packet.
Housing authorities in Massachusetts:
Dartmouth Housing Authority
2 Anderson Way North Dartmouth, MA 02747
New Bedford Housing Authority - Westlawn
197 Liberty St New Bedford, MA 02740
New Bedford Housing Authority
52 Walker St New Bedford, MA 02746
New Bedford Housing Authority - Blue Meadows
473 Dartmouth St New Bedford, MA 02740
Fall River Housing Authority
1685 Pleasant St, Ste 1 Fall River, MA 02723
45 Sol E Mar Ln South Dartmouth, MA 02748
Sol E Mar St South Dartmouth, MA 02748
Fairhaven Housing Authority
275 Main St Fairhaven, MA 02719
New Bedford Housing Authority - Tripp Towers
12 Ruth St New Bedford, MA 02744
A Section 8 landlord can discover the benefits of participating in subsidized or affordable housing programs, and they can also list their properties for free on this site (low income or otherwise) for the following areas: