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About the Section 8 - Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program


You can get much needed help for your rental expenses, saving you possibly up to 70% of your monthly adjusted income...

Section 8 of the Housing Act of 1937 was designed to assist income-eligible families to rent safe, decent, and affordable housing. Since then the Section 8 Program has assisted literally hundreds of thousands of families to afford suitable housing, who otherwise would have been homeless, or living in substandard housing. Over the years the Section 8 Rental Assistance Program has been enhanced to provide opportunities such as savings accounts toward education or business start-up, and various home ownership options.

The Fairmont-Morgantown Housing Authority is committed to delivering these opportunities to any and all families that qualify for such assistance within our jurisdiction of Marion, Monongalia, Preston, and Taylor Counties.

Our motto: "Helping You Home" means just that, assisting qualifying families with obtaining a home in which they can thrive and grow, and perhaps some day, even call their own.

For more information please check our FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ) page

Note: If you have an impairment, disability, language barrier or otherwise require an alternative means of completing forms or accessing information about FMHA programs, please contact FMHA staff about arranging alternative accommodations. - For Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) please dial 711