97. Public Housing

If you have a low income, are elderly, are disabled, there are a number of public options in the United States. Public housing options run by the federal, state, and city government . Living in public housing is often called "living the projects", but this is a negative term on stereotypes. Not all public housing options mean in huge, run-down buildings with lots of crime.

housing programs come in all sizes and types. type is a single-family house. Another type includes in a high-rise building, or apartments in tall . All public housing options are rental options, meaning do not own the place where you live.

for public housing is based on a number factors. One factor is your annual gross income, how much money you make in a year. factor is if you are elderly or have disability. Another factor taken into consideration is your .S. citizenship or eligible immigration status. Most public housing are only available to U.S. citizens or U.S. residents. Like with any rental, your references are to make sure you and your family will good tenants. This means looking at your credit and your criminal record. People with criminal records usually banned or not allowed to use public options.

To find out if you are eligible public housing, you need to visit a government assistance office close to you. You can find local housing assistance office by checking the yellow or by looking online. You will have to out an application. On the application you will to list the names, gender, and date of of all people who would be living in house or apartment.