Rochester Housing Authority Section 8 Program

The Section 8 Program is a federally subsidized housing program operated by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).

Locally the program is operated by The Rochester Housing Authority. They are currently looking to add property Owners to their program. The benefits include higher rents, consistent paying of rents, rent delivery right to property owner, 1 year leases and a currently a huge list of 300 to 600 qualified tenants every day seeking housing. The program can be combined with DSS (welfare) to insure maximum rents. Please visit the link to see the standards:

PAYMENT STANDARDS Effective 12/1/19

 0 BR      701

 1 BR      814

 2 BR      1021

 3 BR      1272

 4 BR      1383

 5 BR      1591

 6 BR      1798

These rent amounts are commonly used as base amounts for Rochester landlords. These are easily achievable. In many cases Higher rents can be achieved