Check Out the State of Affairs of Section 8 Housing Across the Country

For those who don't know how Section 8 Housing got started, its roots are in the United States Housing Act of 1937. "Section 8" was the portion of the Act that refers to doling out safe housing to people...

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Illinois Tries to Mandate Section 8 Approval

For the past few months, various articles have circulated every week or so about the need to make Section 8 housing something that landlords are compelled to accept. This is yet another highly contested topic in America, polari...

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Maxine Waters Met with Mixed Reception Over Section 8 Voucher Comments

What Happened? Congressional representative Maxine Waters (D-CA) has long advocated for affordable housing. In the increasingly unaffordable Los Angeles metro area, many homeless residents have also long...

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How Far Will Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers Grow?

Housing choice vouchers are basically a legal measure which allows people drawing Section 8 housing assistance to choose where to live. At a previous point in America, recipients of Section 8 housing assistance could on...

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Activists and Experts Plea for No More Section 8 Stipulations

Section 8 has been around for a century, whereas the Housing Choice Voucher Program has been around since the '70s. Basically, this is a blank check, so to speak, which allows recipients of Section 8 to choose ...

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Housing Choice Section 8 Vouchers Could be Mandated

There is so much going on in America on the surface that people rarely get to hear about what's brewing underneath. Russia invading Ukraine, for instance, is the huge surface issue, while the fact that Americans are trying...

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Phoenix Section 8 Landlords to Receive Incentives

In the middle of last month (February, 2022), the Phoenix City Council voted 9-0 to offer an incentives package to landlords around the city if they accepted vouchers from Section 8 tenants. In Arizona, landlords are under n...

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Arizona Complex Ditches Section 8 Housing

According to ABC 15 News in Arizona, dozens of Phoenix residents may end up homeless due to their Section 8 housing being taken away. As a federal housing assistance program, Section 8 is a type of welfare that pays either a portion...

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The Good and Bad of Section 8 Housing

In a nutshell, Section 8 housing is a law that was passed back in 1937, with the intention of the federal government paying part of or all off the cost of a property for poor Americans. This can include single Americans or entire famili...

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