January 21, 2018

Ohio HUD Voucher Program (Section 8)

The Ohio Housing Choice Voucher Program, also known as Ohio Section 8, is a federal assistance program administered by the state that helps individuals on a low income with the payment of their rent. Ohio Section 8 program participants are responsible for finding their own housing and contributing a percentage of their income toward the cost of rent. The Housing Choice Voucher program is then responsible for paying the remaining percentage directly to the participant’s landlord.


Ohio HUD Voucher Program - Section 8

In order to participate in the program, one must meet the Ohio Housing Choice Voucher program eligibility requirements. Eligibility is determined based on the annual gross income and size of the household. Generally, the income should not exceed 50% of the median income for the county of desired residence. Median income levels are determined by your local HUD office or housing authority, and are likely to vary by location.

Before you can be approved to participate in the Ohio Housing Choice Voucher program, your financial information will be examined by your local housing authority. Your bank, employer and other government agencies may be contacted during this process. Note that Section 8 applicants must be U.S. Citizens or fall into a category of specified non-citizens who are eligible for immigration.

If you are eligible for the Housing Choice Voucher program, you will either begin receiving assistance or your name will be placed on a waiting list. How much assistance you receive will be mathematically determined by your local housing authority.

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  1. jill creiglow says:

    For income requirements for Section 8, does a 16 year old working a part time job count towards the household income?

  2. PAUL J ROBERTS says:

    I AM A 76 YR OLD W/M BEEN A TARGET OF SEVERAL HATE GROUPS AN SUBJECTED TO MANY INJURIES RESULTING IN MUCH TROUBLE AND PAIN! RECENTLY I DAYTON OH I WAS DENIED AFFORDABLE HOUSING SINCE THIER WAS AN NCIDENT REGARDING ME USING SOME PHYSICAL FORCE AN MADE ME VERY DANGEROUS! I CONTACTED BOTH KETTERING POLICE DEPT WHERE THE HOUSING WAS AND THE MAIL ORIGNATED FROM, THE DAYTON POLICE DEPT FOR A WRONG POLICE REPORT, AN AN INVETIGATION INCLUDING HUD IN COLUMBUS, THAT IMPUNED MY REPUTATION BY SOME ONE IRRESPONIBLE THAT HOLD A POSTION WITH SOME MISUSED AUTHOITY, LIMITED RESOURSE MAKE IT DIFFICULT TO GET JUSTICE HOPIING TO RECEIVE SOME JUSTICE AN THOSE A PART OF THIS DELT WIT WITHIN THE LAW! CAN,T BELIEEVE THE FAILURE OF AN IMPORTANT AGENCY USING AN ABUSING SENIOURS!

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