I would start your search here to get a sense of the prices of the homes in the area:
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Signs are not the primary way inventory is marketed in the major Boston neighborhoods, like Cambridge for example. My recommendation would be to find an agent who specializes in those neighborhoods and work exclusively with them. That way you get the best service and leave the stress of appointment making to the agent. Check out Trulia Pro's or even Yelp to find an agent.... more
I would call the town halls in those towns and ask for the affordable housing person/department.
They will have the most accurate information.
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Your case manager should be able to provide information on how to use your Section 8. Some landlords are very willing to accept Section 8 tenants; others aren't. But first, find out what you CAN do. Then, working within those limits, search for properties that accept Section 8.
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Look on Craigslist.org or Backpage.com, find a location near where you live and look for places that are similar to yours to get an idea of a rent amount.
Also go out and buy a landlord book so u know what do once you have rented it.... more