What is the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
The Fond du Lac County Housing Authority administers the Section 8 Program thoughout Fond du Lac County. The program benefits both tenants and landlords. The Section 8 program provides assistance to qualifiying low income families in the private rental market.
The Housing Authority receives federal funds from the Department of Housing & Urban Development to administer the voucher program. A family that is issued a housing voucher is responsible for finding a suitable housing unit of the family's choice where the owner agrees to rent under the program. A housing subsidy is paid to the landlord directly from the Housing Authority on behalf of the participating family. The family then pays the difference between the actual rent charged by the landlord and amount subsidized by the program.
The waiting list for the program is approximately 1 to 2 years for applicants that live or work in Fond du Lac County.
The Fond du Lac County Housing Authority helps approximately 430 families per month under the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
If you are a current participant and your family income or composition has changed, please complete this form and return it to the Housing Authority.