Term Housing Authorities
Code BH-8300.3000
Definition City, county, or state housing offices that provide information about eligibility for and vacancies in the subsidized housing properties that are under their jurisdiction. Housing authorities accept Section 8 applications, provide Section 8 vouchers, make approved Section 8 rental payments and administer public housing communities while in certain rural areas, the housing finance agency may play this role.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 3/22/18
Use References Housing Finance Agencies
Local Housing Authorities
Public Housing Authorities
Public Housing Commissions
Social Housing Authorities
See Also References Emergency Housing Voucher (EHV) Program (BH-7000.4600-280)
Public Housing Authority Police Departments (FL-6660)
External Classification Terms Affordable Housing (NPC L04.02)
Housing (AIRS HO-300)
Housing (CAN HO-300)
Interest Subsidy for Housing (UW
Low-Income & Subsidized Housing (NTE L21)
Public Housing (UW
Rent Supplements (UW
Related Concepts Organization/Facility Type
Facet Organization/Facility Type
Bibliographic References

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