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Section 8 Basics

Below is some helpful information to assist with Housing Choice Voucher/Section 8 Housing.

New Britain Housing Authority – Payment Standards Effective January 1, 2024

Deciding Where You Want to Live

There are many factors to consider as you search for suitable housing, so try to select a place that meets your family’s needs. Here are some things to keep in mind when you are looking. Continue Reading…

What is portability and how does it work?
Portability: How it Works

Responsibilities within the Section 8 Program

The Section 8 Housing Program is a three way partnership between the Housing Authority, the family, and the owner or landlord of the housing unit. Continue Reading…

Most Common Program Violations

Most families who are selected for the program comply with the rules, but occasionally some do not. It is always unpleasant when someone violates the rules and penalties are required. To prevent families from embarrassment and hardship, the program rules must be thoroughly understood by all of the persons involved. The most common violations are listed below. Please call our Section 8 staff if you have further questions. Continue Reading…