whats the difference between section 8 and public assistance housing?

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago
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    Section 8 is a federal program that is just ONE KIND of subsidized housing. State and local governments often have their own affordable housing programs that are separate from Section 8.

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  • Judy
    Lv 7
    8 months ago

    Section 8 is a subsidy from public funds to pay rent in privately owned housing

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  • 8 months ago

    section 8 is a nationwide program administered by states/cities....public assistance programs vary based on state programs.

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  • 8 months ago

    Section 8 is a TYPE of public assistance. There are many different programs out there.

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