"Public Housing Program"
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

HUD's public housing program provides decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income individuals and families, seniors, and people with disabilities.

What is Public Housing Program ?

HUD administers Federal aid to local PHAs that manage and operate the public housing program for low income residents at rents they can afford.

How Does the Public Housing Program Works ?

Public housing is limited to low-income families & individuals and eligibility is based on annual gross income & U.S. citizenship or eligible immigration status.

Who is Eligible for Public Housing Program ?


HUD sets the lower income limits at 80% & very low income limits at 50% of the median income for the county or metropolitan area in which the recipient chooses to live.

Income Limits for Public Housing Program

Rent, which is referred to as the Total Tenant Payment (TTP) in the public housing program, is based on the family’s gross annual income less deductions, if any.

Determination of Rental Amount for Public Housing

Once reaching the top of waiting list for your bedroom size your application will be screened for rental admission criteria such as criminal activity & previous rental history.

Public Housing Process & Wait List

How to Apply for HUD Public Housing Program ?

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To apply for public housing program , contact your local Public Housing Agency (PHA).