Section 811 provides rental assitance to create housing for people with disabilities across the United States.
Tenant Eligibility Criteria
Very low-income adults with disabilities. This includes persons with physical disabilities, developmental disabilities, chronic mental illness or any combination of the three. Section 811 is designed to create permanent, affordable housing opportunities for people with disabilities who are in insitiutional or group home settings, or homeless.
Nonprofit organizations that serve people with disabilities.
Rental Assistance is provided to units in affordable housing based on Fair Market Rents, requiring tenant contribution of 30% of income.
One year. Vouchers will renew annually.
- Housing authorities must apply directly to HUD for Section 811 vouchers.
- States must provide services funding to ensure that housing is truly supportive.
- Funded supportive units must be 25% or less of a total mixed use project. Davis-Bacon applies for projects with more than eight 811-funded units.
For More Information
Contact your local HUD office.
For specific questions about the NOFA, call 1-800-HUD-8929.
Last updated: 08/29/2019