Posted by Anna on May 16, 1999 at 11:09:35:
In Reply to: Fed. Subsidized Apartment too small now posted by Tyrell on May 16, 1999 at 00:02:23:
: I live in a HUD Fed. subsidized apartment and have
: 2-bedrooms but my family has grown when I moved
: here I had two children, I got married and had
: a baby, that makes Five of us in this apartment.
: When I moved in I was told that my daughter shares
: a room with me and my son gets his own room. Well
: to make a long story short I can no longer do this.
: My dughter is 11 my sons are 7 and 1. Their are
: 3-bedrooms in this building but no one is moving out.
: I asked to be transfored to another building but was
: told that the only way that would happen is if I moved
: out and put in an applacation for that building.
: The managment has don nothing to help and I need
: help on my rights in this matter. Pease help Me Thank You.
HUD funds several rental assistance programs: for example:
1. Public housing is low-income housing, that is actually operated
by your local housing authority
2. "Section 8" in which the housing authority gives the tenant a
certificate or voucher that says the government will subsidize
your rent payments and then you go find your own housing
3. Privately owned subsidized housing, where the government
provides subsidies directly to the owner who then applies those
subsidies to the rents he/she charges low-income tenants
Have you read the tenants rights on HUD's website? click below
If you need more help, write back with more specific info: what type of housing, what state do you live in, which agencies you have contacted, etc.
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