Section 8 Tenants: the Housing Market's Salvation?


In what may be one of the strangest twists to the housing market crisis, Section 8 housing tenants are moving from urban housing projects and into high-end condo complexes and single-family McMansions that just a few years ago sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The reason? Landlords are grateful to have a steady rent check and a tenant whose rent doesn't fall whim to a job loss.