The Troy Housing Authority owns and manages more than 420 public housing units and over 210 Section 8 vouchers. Its public housing program provides rental assistance to income-eligible individuals. The authority administers the Section 8 Program, which assists eligible low-income families to help pay their rent and promotes self-sufficiency and economic independence. It organizes several youth programs that include after-school tutorials, drug education and recreation. The authority s program Asthma Safari program encouraging small children to gain control of their condition through knowledge and preparedness. In addition, it conducts summer drug and day camps. It is located in Troy, Ala.