Housing programs that make rental housing more readily available to homeless people and/or low-income individuals and families. Some complexes or housing units may be reserved for low-income older adults, people with disabilities and/or other special populations.
Housing units that can be rented or purchased on an unsubsidized basis at market rates.
Programs that make housing more readily available to middle or low-income individuals and families or other identified groups by offering lower priced or cooperative housing and/or affordable payment plans, arranging for interest or mortgage subsidies for people who qualify on the basis of income, or by providing mortgage-free homes, generally for designated populations.
The above terms and definitions are part of the Taxonomy of Human Services, used here by permission of INFO LINE of Los Angeles.