Housing Assistance: An Inventory of Fiscal Year 2010 Programs, Tax Expenditures, and Other Activities

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Section 8 Moderate Rehabilitation Program

Administering Agency/Entity Department of Housing and Urban Development
Short Description Provides housing assistance payments to participating owners on behalf of eligible tenants to provide decent, safe, and sanitary housing for very low-income families at rents they can afford in privately owned, rehabilitated buildings. Funding is no longer available for new commitments beyond renewing expiring contracts.
Primary Purpose Assistance for rental property owners
Type of Housing Supported Rental Housing
Type of Assistance Direct payment
Fiscal Year 2010 Obligations Included in obligations for Project-Based Rental Assistance, which were $8,764,224,000.

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