City of Livonia Housing Commission taking applications for Section 8 Voucher Program

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The Livonia Housing Commission opens its online application for the waiting for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program on Monday, February 22, 2010. The Housing Choice Voucher Program application process is available online only. The program for rental assistance helps to provide housing for low income families in Livonia, Michigan, in the Detroit metropolitan area, about 13 miles northwest of the City of Detroit, Michigan

There are three forms of rental assistance listed on the website of the the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD programs include privately owned subsidized housing, pubic housing and the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8). With the Housing Choice Voucher Program allows renters to find their own place and use a voucher to pay for part, or all' of the rent.

Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Rental Assistance Program

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides financial housing assistance to eligible low-income families based upon income.  The amount the family pays for rent and utilities will generally not exceed 30% of income.  Family income must be within HUD guidelines for household size in order to qualify.  Owners of rental apartments must comply with HUD program requirements.  The rent for the apartment must be reasonable and apartments must pass the HUD Housing Quality Standards.  The Livonia Housing Commission currently assists approximately 800 families.  More information may be obtained through the HUD web site at  Search:  Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.

Information on the application process for the Housing Choice Voucher on the website of the City of Livonia.

Written by Christine Nyholm


Submitted by jasmine terry (not verified) on
i want to apply for section 8 can you send me a app, to 3282clements detroit mi 48238 tank you

Submitted by Michelle Robinson (not verified) on
Looking for a home my children and I can live in comfortablely. Great schools and a health neigborhood. Thank You....

Submitted by Eddie B (not verified) on
Me and my girlfriend is looking for a nice low income apt near my job on 7 mile and Farmington Rd. Can u email me @

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