The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)’s Housing Choice Voucher Program offers “tenant-based” rental assistance to tenants who wish to move to apartments which meet HUD’s housing quality standards. Additionally, this program offers the option for voucher holders to apply their monthly voucher towards a home purchase. The maximum monthly voucher amount offered is currently set at $2,000.
In addition to HUD’s federal rental assistance, homeownership and home buying assistance programs, State and regional governments, agencies, and organizations often sponsor their own housing assistance programs. The following is a list of links to comprehensive information on various housing assistance programs offered in each of the listed states: