Publish and advertise information on availability and nature of housing assistance.
Publicly invite owners to make dwelling units available; develop relationships and contacts with owners, managers and appropriate associations and groups.
Receive and review applications for Housing Choice Vouchers, establish eligibility and maintain a Waiting List.
Issue Housing Choice Vouchers to eligible families.
Notify families or individuals determined to be eligible.
Provide information to family for finding units as it becomes available.
Determine amount of Housing Assistance Payments and Gross Family Contribution.
Explain program procedures to owners.
Review and act on Request for Approval of Tenancy.
Make Housing Assistance Payments to participating owners.
Reexamine and redetermine amounts of family contribution and Housing Assistance Payments, at least annually. Reexamine family income, assets, composition, medical and child care expenses.
Inspect units before leasing and annually thereafter.
Administer and enforce Contracts with owners.
Comply with Fair Housing and other laws and requirements.
The Housing Authority may reveal to your owner:
Your current address (as shown in the Housing Authority records); and
The name and address (if known to the Housing Authority of the owner of the family's current and prior address.
When a family wants to lease a dwelling unit, the Housing Authority may offer the owner other information in the Housing Authority's possession about the family, including information about the tenancy history of family members.