Section 8 Made Simple: Using The Housing Choice Voucher Program To Assist People With Disabilities

This guidebook provides a clear and comprehensive explanation of the section 8 program and is an excellent capacity-building resource for advocates. Each chapter covers a different aspect of the program.

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Section 8 Made Simple: Using The Housing Choice Voucher Program To Assist People With Disabilities by A. O'Hara & E. Cooper, Technical Assistance Collaborative, Inc. (2003) (98 pages)

This guidebook provides a clear and comprehensive explanation of the section 8 (Housing Choice Voucher) program and is an excellent capacity-building resource for advocates. Each chapter covers a different aspect of the program including eligibility, rent determination, housing searches, moving and keeping a voucher, reasonable accommodation and modification, and homeownership. The focus of the guidebook is on assistance to people with disabilities. One appendix includes a state-by-state breakdown of public housing agencies with section 8 vouchers targeted to people with disabilities.

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