Program Guidelines and Information
DHCD's Division of Public Housing and Rental Assistance has the responsibility for the oversight of all state and federally-aided rental assistance programs which address the needs of low-income families, elderly, and persons with disabilities.
How it works
Section 8/HCVP uses rental vouchers from HUD with ongoing case management and clinical services provided by Veterans Administration Supportive Housing (VASH). Services include:
- Housing search assistance
- Community-based management
- Outpatient health
Not all applicants may receive services.
Who is eligible
Homeless disabled veterans who are Section 8/ HCVP eligible.
Admission is by referral only from:
- Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Services
- VA Medical Centers
- Department of Veteran's Services provider agencies
Up to 92 VASH subsidies are distributed by DHCD throughout the Commonwealth.
For further information
Please contact the Bureau of Federal Rental Assistance at (617) 573-1150.