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Looking for Affordable Housing? has been created as a resource for state and local leaders and others interested in developing stronger housing policies. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide direct assistance to individuals and families looking for affordable homes. We recommend contacting your state's housing finance agency to learn about opportunities that are available in your community.

A complete list of state housing finance agencies and related contact information can be found at, or by calling the National Council of State Housing Agencies at (202) 624-7710. The local housing department, housing redevelopment authority and/or housing finance agency can also be a good place to start your search. In many communities, contact information for these offices can be found on the city or county home page. Your local public housing agency can provide information about public housing, housing vouchers and other subsidized housing resources in your community. Visit to find contact information for your
Looking for Affordable Housing
Carlton Court, Hollywood CA -- photo courtesy of McCormack Baron Salazar
local public housing agency. If you are interested in homeownership, visit the Beehive's Guide to Homeownership, available at to learn more about the process of buying a home. The site includes details on four steps to homeownership: prepare to buy, how to buy, after you buy, and foreclosure prevention.

Some states and localities maintain online databases of affordable housing vacancies. Links to these resources are below. Please note that these sites are independently maintained and we cannot verify their accuracy or the frequency of updates. and also compile lists of affordable rental and rental and for-sale housing in some states.Visit and to look for information in your state or community.

Alabama -- visit (maintained by the Alabama Housing Finance Authority)

-- visit (maintained by the Alaska Housing Finance Corporation)

Arizona -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Colorado -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Connecticut -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

District of Columbia -- visit (maintained by the District of Columbia the Department of Housing and Community Development)

Florida-- visit (maintained by Florida Housing Finance Corporation)

Georgia --
visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Hawaii --
visit (maintained by the Hawaii
Public Housing Authority)

Idaho --
visit (maintained by SocialServe)

-- visit (maintained by Illinois Housing Development Authority, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, Illinois Department of Human Services, and Illinois Department on Aging)

Indiana -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

-- visit (maintained by CommonBond Communities)

Kansas -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Kentucky -- visit (maintained by the Kentucky Housing Corporation)

Louisiana -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Maine -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Maryland -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Massachusetts -- visit (maintained by the Massachusetts Affordable Housing Alliance)

Michigan -- visit (maintained by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority)

Minnesota -- visit (maintained by HousingLink)

Mississippi-- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Missouri -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Montana -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Nebraska -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

New Hampshire -- visit (maintained by the New Hampshire Housing Finance
Authority) Note: Only lists Section 8 Properties

New Jersey
-- visit (maintained by the State of New Jersey)

New Mexico -- visit (maintained by the New Mexico Mortgage Finance Authority)

New York -- visit (maintained by the State of New York)

North Carolina -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Ohio -- visit (maintained by the State of Ohio and Ohio Housing Finance Agency)

Oklahoma -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

  • Greater Philadelphia/Delaware Bay -- visit (maintained by Columbus Property Management & Development, Inc.)
Rhode Island -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

South Carolina -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

South Dakota -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Tennessee -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Texas -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Utah -- visit (maintained by the Division of Housing and Community Development)

Vermont -- visit (maintained by Vermont Housing Data)

Virginia -- visit (maintained by SocialServe)

Washington (Seattle or King County only) -- visit (maintained by the Lifelong AIDS Alliance Housing Program)

Wisconsin-- visit (maintained by CommonBond Communities)


Do you know of an affordable housing clearinghouse in your community? If so please Contact Us to send us information to include on this page.