Many times, a renter may search for a property that accepts section 8 vouchers. If you are a real estate investor what does this mean?
What is Section 8?
Section 8: The section 8 housing is designed to increase the housing choices for low-income household by making privately held single family housing available to them. The government provides rent subsidies, either rental certificates or vouchers, on behalf of the eligible tenants. These vourchers usually equal the difference betweem 30 percent of the houshold’s adjustable income and the HUD-approved fai market rent (for certificates) or the PHA - approved payment standard (for vouchers)
Section 8 Rental Sites
Landlord’s Guide to Section 8
How does the Section 8 program work?
How do I list my apartment with Section 8?
Does the Housing Authority screen Section 8 tenants?
Who pays the security deposit?
Do I sign a lease with the tenant?
What kind of inspection is done?
How much rent can I charge?
How do I get paid?
May I evict a Section 8 tenant?