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Is NYCHA And Section 8 The Same?

NYCHA administers the largest Section 8 program in the country. Approximately 85,000 Section 8 vouchers and over 25,000 owners currently participate in the program. The New York City Housing Preservation & Development and New York State Homes and Community Renewal also operate Section 8 programs in New York City.

Can I move my NYCHA lease to Section 8?

How can I transfer to another Section 8 unit? You may request a transfer after your initial lease term with the owner expires. You must submit the "Voucher Holder's Request for Transfer” form. You may not move until NYCHA approves your request.


Can I switch from NYCHA to Section 8?

In order to be considered eligible to receive a Section 8 transfer voucher you must be a tenant in good standing with both NYCHA and your current landlord (ex. you cannot be facing termination of your tenancy for failure to recertify or allow inspection, and you must be current in paying your portion of rent).

TeNANT TRANsfeRs - NYC.gov

What is Section 8 voucher NYCHA?

The Housing Choice Voucher program, also known as Section 8, is a federally funded program that provides assistance to eligible low- and moderate-income families to rent housing in the private market. Eligibility for this program is based on a family's gross annual income and family size.

Tenants - NYCHA - NYC.gov

What is the difference between NYCHA Section 8 and HPD Section 8?

The Section 8 payment standard is the maximum amount HPD will pay towards a rent in the Section 8 program. HPD's Section 8 payment standard is set at a percentage between 90% - 110% of NYC's Fair Market Rent (FMR).

HPD Section 8 · NYC311 - NYC.gov