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Resources to help your Housing Search

Please find the below resources to help guide and aid your housing search.
Moving Costs
How much it costs to move

The costs of moving is not just the rent! This list will help you think about the true cost of moving.

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Rental Checklist
What to look for when renting

Here is a checklist that you can print out and bring with you when you are evaluating new places to rent.

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Search Tips
Follow these steps to find affordable housing in your area

Check out these search tips so that you can better use the full offering we have on our site.

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Avoid Scams
Protect Yourself from Scams

Read these tips so that you can recognize scams early and protect yourself.

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FAQs
FAQs - Common Questions

Check out common questions.

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About Emphasys Housing Locator

MyHousingSearch is powered by Emphasys Housing Locator that has served low-income renters in the U.S. for more than 20 years with the most complete and up-to-date information on low-income housing, affordable housing, affordable apartments, subsidized housing, Public Housing, and Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list information.

We provide current data on more than 100,000 apartment communities and apartment homes. We also provide detailed information about thousands of units that accept HCVP (Section 8), and current waiting list information – including instructions on how to apply for waiting lists and complete housing applications.

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