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The Pros and Cons of Being a Section 8 Landlord

See whether being a Section 8 landlord is right for you.

[Updated: Apr 20, 2021 ] Dec 21, 2019 by Liz Brumer

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Pros of Section 8 tenants Con of Section 8 tenants
• Consistent "guaranteed" income

• Partially prescreened tenants

• Lower vacancy rates

• Free advertising

Yearly inspections

• Rental pricing caps (rent control)

• Delay in first month's rent

• Potential for challenging tenants

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