The National Low Income Housing Coalition Releases Federal Reports on Housing Assistance

According to the State-by-State fact sheets for Federal rental assistance, there are currently 177,059 units receiving federal rental assistance in Massachusetts. However, there are 200, 743 low income households that spend more than half of their income on rent alone. Of these households, 77 percent are extremely low income, and 24 percent are families with children. Alarmingly, only 19 percent of families with children currently receive Section 8 Project-Based Rental Assistance

Click here to view the State-by-State Federal Fact Sheets for Federal Rental Assistance


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