It depends on whether there are any additional approved family members in the assisted unit. Unless there is, at least, one remaining family member, the Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) Contract … Read More: My Section 8 tenant just died. What happens to the HAP Contract?
Why do I need to submit a W-9 or W-9 substitute for owner and payee? For 1099 reporting purposes, the IRS requires HACA to have a W-9 on file for … Read More: Dear HACA Accounting Department…
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Participating landlords tell us that one of the most popular benefits of the Section 8 HCVP is guaranteed, on-time payment. HACA submits its share of the tenant’s rent, via direct … Read More: How do I get paid?
Initially, you and the prospective tenant complete a Request for Tenancy Approval form, which indicates the address of the unit, the utilities the tenant pays, and the proposed monthly rent. … Read More: How much paperwork is there?
Yes, but the Section 8 Program only subsidizes the rental unit, itself. The tenant can, separately, contract with the owner for the furniture rental.
No. You may rent to anyone you wish, provided you don’t not discriminate as prohibited by California law1. It’s wise to screen all prospective tenants for credit worthiness and suitability, … Read More: Do I have to lease to anyone with a Section 8 voucher?
After the initial lease term, you can get a rent increase provided that the new rent is comparable to similar units in your area and you have given HACA sixty-days … Read More: What about rent increases?
Yes. As long as you follow California (and any local) eviction laws, you can evict a Section 8 tenant, as you would any other tenant, for non-payment of rent or … Read More: Can I evict a Section 8 tenant?
Locate the Housing Specialist responsible for the area where your unit is located by clicking “Contacts/Directions” or call HACA at (510) 538-8876. If you call, explain that you’re a landlord … Read More: What if I have more questions?