The Section 8 Rental Voucher Program increases affordable housing choices for very low-income households by allowing families to choose privately owned rental housing.
The public housing authority (PHA) generally pays the landlord the difference between 30 percent of household income and the PHA-determined payment standard-about 80
to 100 percent of the fair market rent (FMR). The rent must be reasonable.
The 202 PRAC Program is a supportive housing program for the elderly which provides supportive rental housing for very-low-income persons aged 62 years or older and
project rental subsidies in the form of a Project Rental Assistance Contract ("PRAC") to maintain ongoing affordability. This program provides very-low-income elderly
persons with the opportunity to live independently, but with important voluntary support services such as nutritional, transportation, continuing education, and/or