What Is The Payment Standard For Section 8?
Payment standards are the amount your voucher will pay. You will pay some of that amount, and your Housing Authority will pay the rest. For example: Jane's payment standard is $1,000. Jane pays $100 and the Housing Authority pays $900.
How Payment Standards Work - How to Get On
The Section 8 Voucher Payment Standard is the most the Housing Authority can pay to help a family with rent. ... The Housing Authority establishes Voucher Payment Standards (VPS) based on the Fair Market Rents (FMR), which are established at least annually by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
About Section 8 - HACLA.org
The payments cover some or all of the voucher holder's rent. On average, each household will pay somewhere between 30% and 40% of its income on rent.
What You Need to Know About How Section 8 Really Works - ProPublica
The Payment Standard is the maximum amount of assistance a family can receive and is based on the region's fair market rent and funding from HUD. This is not the maximum rent that can be charged by landlords.
Payment Standards Housing Choice Voucher Program - SHRA