Common Question on the HUD – VASH Program
The HUD-Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (HUD-VASH) program combines HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) rental assistance for homeless Veterans with case management and clinical services provided by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
Details on Family Unification Program (FUP) Vouchers
The Family Unification Program (FUP) is a program under which Housing Choice Vouchers (HCVs) are provided to two different populations:
Common Questions About Section 8/ Housing Choice Vouchers
At this time the waitlist for Section 8 vouchers in Dane County is closed due to excessive wait times. To check the status, visit here What
Community Resource Guides
Within the greater Madison area we have a number of help providers who have compiled lists of resources available for a wide range of issues. From Covid-19 testing to free phones, there are a lot of resources that are out there that you may not even be aware of. To try and help get the word out on these resources, there are two providers that have lists of resources available online.
The Essentials Before Moving Out of an Apartment
You’ve got your eye on a new place and can not wait to move out. Before you sign that new lease and ditch your old apartment, there are something you’ll need to do to transition smoothly and avoid loosing your security deposit.
A Guide to Apartment Utilities
When considering an apartment it can be easy to look at the rent and budget from there, but your rent is only part of your cost. When meeting with a potential landlord be sure to discuss what utilities you will be expected to pay. Your landlord may even know approximately what their previous tenant paid a month.
The Wisconsin Homestead Credit Explained
The Homestead Credit is a tax break designed to help low to middle income Wisconsinites off set the effect of rent and property taxes. You can collect this credit even if you do not file your taxes.
Guide for Your Apartment Tour
In the chaos of trying to find an apartment, it can be tough to know what to look for during a walk through Sometimes you
Eviction Prevention in Madison
The Tenant Resource center is a great resource for those who have already received an eviction notice, or who have questions regarding eviction. They have a number of useful article regarding eviction which can be found here.
Calling About an Apartment
It can be intimidating to cold call a landlord, but this handy worksheet is designed to guide you in your call and help you determine
Guide to Searching for Housing on Apartments.com
Apartments.com is the leading online apartment listing website, offering renters access to information on more than 1,000,000 available units for rent. Apartments.com is supported by
Guide to Searching for Housing on Craigslist
Craigslist can be a great tool for finding housing. On this website, landlords can advertise their apartments for free and people can search for ads