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FAQ

I. General Information about the Housing Choice Voucher Program


What is the Housing Choice Voucher program?

How to Apply

What does the Housing Choice Voucher Program do?

Who does the Housing Choice Voucher program assist?

How does the Housing Choice Voucher Program work?

What is the step-by-step procedure for the Housing Choice Voucher Program?

How much does the tenant pay, and how much does the Housing Authority pay?

II. General Questions about Housing Quality Standards


What are Housing Quality Standards?

Are housing inspections required?

How often are housing inspections conducted?

III. Information for Housing Choice Voucher Participants Regarding Eligibility


How is income verified?

How much will I pay?

When are changes reported?

What deductions are allowed?

Where are Vouchers accepted?

Why are annual reexaminations necessary?

How can I prepare for the reexamination?

What happens during this review?

What are my obligations?

Can I lose my rental assistance?

What is considered drug-related or violent criminal activity?

When can I move?

IV. Questions for Participants Regarding Housing Quality Standards


When, how and to whom should maintenance problems be reported?

As a tenant, what are my responsibilities to the unit?

V. Questions for Participants Regarding Moving and Renting a Unit


What do I do if I want to move and use my rental assistance in another unit?

Can I have more than one copy of the Request for Tenancy Approval (RTA) form?

Does the Housing Authority assist with Security Deposit funds?