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Housing Choice Voucher Program FAQs

Published on January 5, 2021

Many HFAs administer the Housing Choice Voucher (voucher) program, HUD’s largest rental assistance program, assisting more than five million people in 2.2 million low-income households.

The NCSHA Housing Choice Voucher Program FAQs (last updated January 2020) covers the following:

Housing Choice Voucher Program FAQs

  • What is the Housing Choice Voucher program?
  • Whom do vouchers serve?
  • How do vouchers work?
  • Who administers the voucher program?
  • What is the current funding level for vouchers?
  • What should Congress do to improve this program?