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

U.S. Government Accountability Office

Project-Based Voucher Program

Administering Agency/Entity Department of Housing and Urban Development
Short Description A public housing authority that runs a tenant-based housing choice voucher program may choose to use up to 20 percent of its voucher assistance to implement a project-based voucher program that provides rental assistance for eligible families who live in specific housing developments with existing project-based rental assistance 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 Housing Choice Voucher Program, which were $15,160,991,261.

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