Section 8 housing

Definition

Privately owned rental dwelling units participating in the government's low income rental housing assistance program. The Department of Housing and Urban Development pays a portion of the fair market rent value, with the tenant paying the other portion.

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You may want to try and invest in some section 8 housing to get some good grants from the government.

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Sandi managed the section 8 housing much the same as she did everything else: as poorly and effortlessly as she could get away with.

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The apartments were not in the best condition but they were section 8 housing. Since low rents were coming in, it was tough to update everything.

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