Millions of Americans struggle to pay their rent each month. With rents rising and incomes stagnating, paying rent is the largest monthly expenditure for many families.
Across the country, over 20 million households—
The government helps some of these low-income households pay their rent by providing vouchers through the Housing Choice Voucher Program, also known as Section 8.
The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program is the largest federal program to subsidize low-income renters.