Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

Program Background

The housing choice voucher program is the federal government's major program for assisting extremely-low and very-low income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market. Housing choice vouchers are administered locally by the City of Douglas Public Housing Authority (PHA). The PHA receives federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to administer the voucher program.