What does “Section 8” mean?

What do rappers mean by “Section 8”?

The slang term “Section 8” is a noun which is used in rap/hip-hop music to represent housing provided or supported by the government.

Section 8 means to government assisted housing. The Housing Choice Voucher Program.

The term “Section 8” has been used by Kendrick Lamar, 21 Savage, Future, Tyler the Creator, J. Cole, Logic, Lil Baby, Vince Staples, Lupe Fiasco, and many more rappers.

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