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HEALTH CARE AND FAMILIES

Housing

Finding a place to live will be one of the first things you will want to do once you arrive in the United States. Americans are free to choose where they want to live. You can choose to rent or buy a home.

The links below will help you learn more about housing in the United States.

Rent a Home
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides information on renting a home and government rental assistance programs. This site is also available in Spanish.


Buy a Home
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides tools to help you figure out how much you can afford, learn your rights, shop for a loan and learn about home buying programs in your state. This site is also available in Spanish.


Own and Maintain a Home
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides information on how to maintain and improve your home, pay for your home, and sell your home.


Resources for Homeowners
USA.gov, the U.S. government's official web portal, provides information on energy-efficient heating and cooling, lawn and garden care, and doing construction and renovation projects on your home. This site is also available in Spanish.


Public Housing
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) provides information on public housing and how to find out if you are eligible.


Housing Resources for People with Disabilities
Disability.gov provides people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, educators, employers, service providers and others with disability-related information and resources. This site provides state and national resources to help people with disabilities and their families find affordable and secure housing.


Avoid Moving Fraud
ProtectYourMove.gov is a federal resource to help you protect yourself against moving fraud.