Section 8 Veterans Housing Voucher Program (VHVP)

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) manages this program that serves homeless veterans with disabilities, severe psychiatric, and/or substance abuse disorders.

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.


Who is eligible

Application process

Admission is by referral only from:

  • Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Services
  • VA Medical Centers
  • Department of Veteran's Services provider agencies


Up to 92 VHVP subsidies are distributed by DHCD throughout the Commonwealth.

For further information

Please contact the Bureau of Federal Rental Assistance at (617) 573-1150.

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