Families who have been determined eligible for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) assistance have the option, if they meet certain
additional criteria, to purchase a home and receive payment assistance towards their mortgage, rather than continue to lease. This option
is primarily designed for working families, however elderly and disabled persons and families also qualify. Current participants include single
and two-parent families, grandparents and single individuals with stable monthly income that meets the minimum requirements for participation
from sources such as wages from full-time employment, Social Security or other pension benefits.
Participating families are responsible for finding a home that meets eligibility requirements and that will pass a Housing Quality Standards (HQS) inspection preformed by the authority in order to be considered for assistance under the program. The type of home a family may purchase utilizing Section 8 Voucher assistance includes single-family, co-operative, condominium or manufactured homes