Information on Utility Allowances for Residents in Subsidized Housing.

Authored By: National Housing Law Project

If you live in federally subsidized housing, a utility allowance is an amount you receive to cover reasonable utility bills. If the utility allowance is too low, you are being overcharged for rent. This pamphlet helps you determine if there is a problem with your utility allowance and what to do about it.

Last Review and Update: Nov 01, 2023
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