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Public Housing and Subsidized Housing

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Montana Housing Choice Voucher Program

By: Montana Department of Commerce

Website contains a description of the Housing Choice Voucher program (formerly Section 8) in Montana, as well as links to a number of important Housing Choice Voucher program documents.

All About Subsidized Housing

By: Housing Justice Network

General information about the different types of subsidized housing, what "good cause" for eviction is, housing quality standards, and a list of legal references.

Fair Housing Rights for People with Disabilities

By: The Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Learn about your rights when applying for housing and during your tenancy. Find out how to ask for a reasonable accommodation and what to do if you are denied a reasonable accommodation or discriminated against.

Housing Choice Vouchers Fact Sheet

By: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Learn about the federal housing assistance program, including eligibility and how to apply.

HUD Protections Under the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

By: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Under VAWA, applicants and tenants of certain HUD rental assistance programs may not be denied housing, evicted, or have their housing assistance terminated because they have experienced domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. Additionally, survivors are able to ask for an emergency housing transfer for safety reasons. This website features FAQs on housing protections, forms, and resources for survivors.

HUD's Public Housing Program

By: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Answers to common questions about public housing, including who is eligible for public housing and how to apply for public housing.
You can't be denied rental assistance, evicted, or lose your housing subsidy for reasons related to being a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and/or stalking. Learn what you can do if you are a victim of domestic violence and live in federally assisted housing.

Resolving Disputes about Your Housing Assistance

By: Montana Legal Services Association (MLSA)

You have the right to contest decisions about your public housing. This guide can help answer some questions about when you should try to appeal, and how to go about doing it.

Your Section 8 Rights: Evictions and Terminations

By: California Courts Self-Help Center

Learn about evictions and lease terminations in the federal housing programs that exist in all 50 states -- the Housing Choice Voucher (also called "Section 8") program and project-based housing assistance.

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Your Section 8 Legal Rights: Tenant Rights

By: California Courts Self Help Center

Learn about your tenant rights and how to protect them in the federal housing programs that exist in all 50 states -- the Housing Choice Voucher (also called "Section 8") program and project-based housing assistance.