AHA sponsors a number of home ownership programs, either solely or in conjunction with the City of Albany or other local housing providers. For more detailed information about these programs, see the link to AHA’s home ownership brochure, and refer to the additional links to other city housing programs and other housing providers.
As of January 2005, Albany Housing Authority is administering the following home ownership programs:
Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
Section 8 participants may use their voucher to assist with the purchase of a home in the city of Albany. Monthly Section 8 payments are made to participant’s bank as mortgage loan payments, instead of rent that is usually paid to the participant’s landlord.