How It Works - Rental Assistance
How It Works
The Carlsbad Housing Agency administers the federally-funded Section 8 Rental Assistance Program, which assists very low-income households by paying a portion of their monthly rent.
The Carlsbad Housing Agency pays the monthly rental assistance payment directly to the owner or agent for the owner.
Program participants pay their own security deposit and enter into a lease/rental agreement with the owner, and pay tenant share of rent.
The program is confidential.
The program assists low-income households rent a unit that is rent reasonable and passes housing quality standards as defined by the U.S. Department of
Housing and Urban Development
Housing & Urban Development
Fair Housing & Employment