Provide eligible low and very low income families with vouchers to help cover the costs of rental housing; also called Section 8
Policies & Programs
Policies and programs that can improve health
filtered by "Housing and Transit" and "Government "
Provide rapid access to permanent housing and support (e.g., crisis intervention, needs assessment, case management), usually for chronically homeless individuals with persistent mental illness or substance abuse issues
Provide funding, primarily to low or median income families, to repair, improve, or modernize dwellings and remove health or safety hazards
Support funds that help create or maintain low income housing, subsidize rental housing, and assist low income homebuyers and non-profit housing developers
Require developers to reserve a proportion of housing units for low income residents via mandatory requirements or incentives such as density bonuses
Support a four-tiered approach to indoor pest control that minimizes potential hazards to people, property, and the environment
Acquire, hold, manage, and develop properties such as vacant lots, abandoned buildings, or foreclosures, and transition them to productive uses, often affordable housing developments.
Eliminate lead-based paint and contaminated dust by removing or encapsulating lead paint, or removing lead painted fixtures and surfaces
Provide legal representation for tenants with low incomes in eviction proceedings or offer limited legal assistance to prepare tenants to represent themselves in court
Provide funds to help low income households meet home energy needs, especially households with members who are young or elderly, or have disabilities