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Housing Choice Vouchers

The housing choice voucher program is the federal government's major program for assisting very low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled to afford decent, safe, and sanitary housing in the private market.

Under this program:

  • A family issued a housing voucher is

  • responsible for suitable housing of their

  • choice, where the owner agrees to rent under the program

  • Housing may be a single-family home, a townhouse, or an apartment, as well as the family’s

  • current home

  • Rental units must meet minimum standards of health and safety, as determined by the VA

  • Housing Choice Voucher Program

  • Families pay 30% of their income toward rent and utilities with the voucher assisting with

  • additional cost

  • The Virginia Housing Choice Voucher Program receives federal funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

  • The Fluvanna-Louisa Housing Foundation then applies for and administers these vouchers locally


Currently, none of VHDA's voucher program waiting lists are open, and applications are not being accepted at this time.

For more information on the Housing Choice Voucher Wait List click here:

For more information on the Housing Choice Voucher Program click here:

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