Section 8 Landlord Incentive Program

  • A new round of funding for this program is now available July 1, 2022. Judgments generated prior to June 30, 2022 while funding was unavailable will be accepted. For questions, please contact sanobijohnson@utah.gov, 385.377.3338.

The Section 8 Landlord Incentive Program provides financial assistance to landlords to mitigate damages caused by tenants under the HUD Housing Choice Voucher Program, commonly known as Section 8. The goal of the program is to reduce financial risk for landlords to encourage them to open more rental units to Section 8 tenants. The program is administered by the Department of Workforce Services Housing and Community Development Division.

To apply for the Section 8 Landlord Incentive Program do the following:

  1. Click https://webgrants.utah.gov/index.do and select Register Here
  2. You have to provide/enter Organization information, if you do not have an organization please put Landlord or Owner. Enter information in the red asterisk fields only. If you do not enter organization information you will not able to access the application.
  3. Log into Homeless to Housing and select Funding Opportunities
  4. Select Section 8 Landlord Incentive Program FY23
  5. Start a New Application.
  6. Type Section 8 Landlord Incentive Program
  7. Select Go to Application Forms
  8. Under Application Forms, select Section 8 Landlord Incentive Program
  9. Enter in the applicable information.

For questions regarding the Section 8 Landlord Incentive Program please contact Sanobi Johnson, sanobijohnson@utah.gov or 385-377-3338.