• Adult Children Exposed to Domestic Violence
  • Runaway & Homeless Youth Toolkit
  • Prevent Intimate Partner Violence
  • Violence Against Women Resource Library
  • Domestic Violence and Housing Technical Assistance Consortium
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Project
  • Building Comprehensive Solutions
  • National Resource Center on Domestic Violence

Section 8 - Housing Choice Vouchers

Section 8 refers to building-based and tenant-based rental subsidy programs first created in section 8 of the Housing Act of 1937. The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program went into effect in October 1999 and it replaces the Section 8 certificate and voucher programs. The terms Section 8 and Housing Choice Voucher are still used interchangeably.