HUD Awards $98.5 million through Section 811 Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program

Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 11:00am

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $98.5 million to 285 local public housing authorities across the country to provide permanent affordable housing to nearly 12,000 non-elderly persons with disabilities under its Section 811 Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program. The program provides funding to housing agencies to assist non-elderly persons with disabilities who are transitioning out of institutional or other separated settings, at serious risk of institutionalization, homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless. HUD also released today the 2018 list of Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher awards.