Understanding PMHA’s Homeownership Program

Owning a home is a dream for many, and PMHA’s Homeownership Program is dedicated to turning that dream into reality. This program offers Section 8 and Public Housing participants the opportunity to use their vouchers toward monthly mortgage payments, making...

How to Become a Section 8 Landlord

Are you looking for an investment property and wondering how to become a landlord? Ensure regular rent payments and lower vacancy rates by working with the Portage Metropolitan Housing Authority (PMHA) to become a Section 8 Housing Landlord. Originating in the Housing...

What is the Family Self-Sufficiency Program?

The Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) Program is a vital initiative aimed at empowering families in the low-income voucher program to achieve economic independence and stability. Established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the FSS Program...

A Guide to Using Section 8 Vouchers

The Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV) Program, more frequently known as the Section 8 Program, is a wonderful aid for low-income families who are seeking affordable housing. Obtaining a place to live has long been a problem for low-income families in the U.S., and the...

Benefits of Becoming A Section 8 Landlord

Advantages of Becoming a Section 8 Landlord Have you ever questioned whether to become a Section 8 landlord or what are the advantages of signing a lease agreement with a Section 8 voucher holder? Becoming a Section 8 landlord is an experience that is beneficial for...
Ways Section 8 Can Help Provide Veteran Housing

Ways Section 8 Can Help Provide Veteran Housing

Considerations for Veterans Applying for Section 8  Every qualifying person who has served in a military branch may be eligible to participate in the HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing, better known as VASH, by being eligible for a Section 8 Voucher. However,...
Section 8 Waitlist Process

Section 8 Waitlist Process

Section 8 Waitlist Process Section 8 Housing allows those in need to afford basic housing necessities. This is accomplished through vouchers paid to make up the difference in rent for the landlords. Section 8 only benefits specific individuals and families in need....