Can I be denied for Section 8 housing due to a felony charge if there was no conviction?
Question Details: I am looking to get Section 8 housing but last year I was charged with a felony, However the charge was dropped down to a misdemeanor. Do I still qualify for Section 8?
It depends on the misdeamonor. If it was drug-related, or if it was for a crime that represents a threat to other tenants or the landlord's staff, such as assault, then you can be denied for it; or if it was any kind of sexual-based crime.
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