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The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) website contains comprehensive information or links to sites that contain information related to housing and rent assistance. 

It is very user friendly. Simple use the search box or find the general topics using the navigation links. These are the:

  1. Home– which contains banners, headlines, content boxes, and links.
  2. Pressroom – has the blog, webcasts, press releases, and more,
  3. Multimedia – video, podcasts,
  4. State Info – from Alabama to Wyoming
  5. Program Offices – 23 housing related programs including sustainable housing and communities,
  6. Topic Areas–25 topics including “Avoiding foreclosure” to “Work with HUD”
  7. About HUD - Mission, History, Programs,
  8. Resources – Offices and affiliations
  9. Contact Us – directories

You will find the “I want to…”content boxat the left middle part. This content box contains links to the following topics:

  1. Buy a Home
  2. Avoid Foreclosure
  3. Talk to a Housing Counselor
  4. Find Rental Assistance
  5. Apply for a Grant
  6. Find Information by Audience Group
  7. File a Fair Housing Discrimination Complaint
  8. Sign-up for HUD News email alerts
  9. Apply for a Job

Click the “Find Rental Assistance” and you will find a lot of helpful information, suggestion, tips, and directions. HUD helps apartment owners offer reduced rents to low-income tenants. To apply, contact or visit the management office of each apartment building that interests you.

Learn more about renting and HUD rental assistance programs.Contact a housing counseling agency near you. You will be happy to know about your many wonderful rights and privileges.