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Section Aid??!! Are you talking about Section 8? If you can afford to rent an apartment (your rent, electricity and other utilities essential for the apartment should be no more than 30 percent of your income), then you don't need Section 8, otherwise yes. Section 8 isn't required normally to rent an apartment, and the reality is that most people who rent an apartment don't meet the affordability test yet they still rent it.
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Answer Contact Your local Housing Authority: MIAMI BEACH Miami Beach Housing Authority 200 Alton Rd Miami Beach, Fl 33139 Phone: 30…5/532-6401 Fax: 305/674-8001 Visit This website for a Directory of the FL Housing Authorities by city: http://fdt.net/~acha/Authority%20Directory.html Visit this Website for a listing of FL Housing Resources: http://www.sfrpc.com/housing/housinglinks.htm
No, I would venture to say that 99% of all Section 8 units do come un-furnished.
Once you are on section 8 housing if you leave a current apartment before you get into another apartment do you need to apply for section 8 all over again?
No you do not have to. What section 8 program are you in? multifamily, section 8 housing choice vouchers, certificate???
There is no such thing as renting to section 8. What you want to do is accept section 8 vouchers. To be able to accept section 8 vouchers your rental unit must meet …the minimum housing quality standards and be inspected by a program administrator from the local housing authority. The first step is that tenant who has a section 8 voucher approaches you, looks at the rental unit, and wants to rent it. The tenant's voucher generally specifies a dollar amount for the rent, the bedroom size, or both. The voucher holder is generally the main lessee of the house, with family members who may be on the voucher as well. If you accept the tenant you will fill out form called a request for tenant approval, or RTA. When the Housing Authority accepts the RFTA they will make an appointment to send a representative out to inspect the apartment, with the tenant present. When the program administrator inspects the home and approves it, a lease can be signed and executed on the spot. An effective date, or moving date, can then be agreed upon, wherein the Housing Authority will issue you a check for the amount they will pay. The rent you charge, minus the amount the Housing Authority pays, is what the tenant will pay you -- a set amount the Housing Authority tells the tenant they must pay. You are not allowed to charge the tenant more money. On the first of the month, like clockwork, the Housing Authority will pay you their portion of the rent. This will continue even as the tenant is being evicted if this is to be done. There are certain rules and regulations that tenant, landlord, and Housing Authority must follow in order to maintain this relationship. The Housing Authority will often issue the landlord a handbook with information about its program. * A family with a current Section 8 voucher views your apartment and wants to rent it. You screen the tenants to make sure they are suitable. You agree to lease to the tenants and contact the Section 8 office for approval. The Section 8 office checks to make sure the family can afford the rent, the rent is reasonable compared to other rents in the community, and the lease is acceptable. The Section 8 office sends an inspector to check your apartment to make sure it meets program standards. After the apartment passes inspection, the Section 8 office sends you a contract to sign. You sign the contract with Section 8 and sign the lease with your tenants, and the family moves in. The family pays its portion of the rent and Section 8 pays the rest. How does the Section 8 program work? (Note: Section 8 and Housing Choice Voucher Program are two different names for the same program.) Section 8 is a federal assistance program to help low-income people pay their rent. People with Section 8 vouchers find their own housing and pay a percentage of their income for rent. Section 8 pays the landlord the rest of the rent. In IL, it is against the law to refuse to rent to someone just because the person has a Section 8 voucher. These are the steps involved in renting to a Section 8 tenant: A family with a current Section 8 voucher views your apartment and wants to rent it. You screen the tenants to make sure they are suitable. You agree to lease to the tenants and contact the Section 8 office for approval. The Section 8 office checks to make sure the family can afford the rent, the rent is reasonable compared to other rents in the community, and the lease is acceptable. The Section 8 office sends an inspector to check your apartment to make sure it meets program standards. After the apartment passes inspection, the Section 8 office sends you a contract to sign. You sign the contract with Section 8 and sign the lease with your tenants, and the family moves in. The family pays its portion of the rent and Section 8 pays the rest. You can view the Section 8 program forms on the HUD web site: Housing Choice Voucher authorizes a family to look for an apartment and specifies the size of the unit Request for Tenancy Approval is submitted to the Section 8 office after the landlord agrees to rent to the tenant Inspection Form is used to determine if the apartment meets the Section 8 standards Tenancy Addendum must be attached to the lease Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) contract is the contract between the landlord and the Section 8 office How do I list my apartment with Section 8? If you would like to rent to Section 8 tenants, you should contact your local Housing Authority to let them know you have an apartment available. They will add your apartment to their listings. This is a free service. You may use the HUD Housing Authority listing to find your local Housing Authority address and telephone number: You may also advertise on your own. If you place an ad, include a notice stating that you welcome Section 8 tenants. It is against the law in Illinois to refuse to rent to a prospective tenant, just because the tenant has a Section 8 voucher. Does the Housing Authority screen Section 8 tenants? The Housing Authority does not screen Section 8 tenants for you. You must do this yourself, just as you would screen non-Section 8 tenants. You should ask for Social Security number, references, current and previous landlords, credit history, employment history, criminal record, etc., and check the information carefully. There are many services available to help you screen tenants. These services can check to see if the prospective tenant has a criminal record, has been evicted, or has bad credit. When checking references, always contact the previous landlord as well as the current landlord, because the current landlord may want the tenants to move out. The Housing Authority will tell you the number of people on the voucher, current and previous address, and current and previous landlord. Some Housing Authorities will also share any other information they have. However, the Housing Authority's main concern is checking that the applicant meets the income limits and other Section 8 eligibility requirements. Screening the tenant is the landlord's responsibility. Who pays the security deposit? If you want a security deposit, you must collect this from the tenant. The Section 8 program has no responsibility for damages, unpaid tenant rent, or other claims you might have against the tenant. The maximum security deposit you may collect is one month's rent. You may not collect the last month's rent. Do I sign a lease with the tenant? You must sign a lease with the tenant for a minimum of one year. The lease should include: * names of the landlord and tenant * address of the rental unit * term of the lease and how it will be renewed * monthly rent amount * which utilities are paid by the tenant * which appliances must be provided by the tenant * Tenancy Addendum You must include the Tenancy Addendum exactly as it appears on the HUD web site: * Tenancy Addendum (requires Adobe Reader) You may include any other conditions that you normally include in your leases, as long as they do not violate any laws. What kind of inspection is done? Your apartment will be inspected to make sure that it meets the housing standards of the Section 8 program. The inspector will examine the exterior of the building, the plumbing and heating systems, the exits and hallways, and each room in the apartment to make sure the unit is safe, clean, and in good condition. The unit must be vacant at the time of the first inspection, and all utilities must be turned on. The inspector must have access to the unit itself, the basement, and all common areas. The inspector uses a checklist form provided by HUD, the federal agency in charge of the Section 8 program. For each item on the list, the inspector marks if the unit passes or fails (or not sure). If repairs are needed, the inspector marks this on the form. You can view the inspection form on the HUD web site. * Housing Choice Voucher Program Inspection Form (requires Adobe Reader) A family will not be allowed to rent your apartment until you have made any needed repairs and the unit passes the inspection. The apartment will be re-inspected each year. If problems are found, you must make repairs within the time allotted or else Section 8 will stop payments. How much rent can I charge? The rent you charge must be reasonable compared to other units of similar size in your community. The Section 8 office will compare your rent to their payment standards, which are based in part on the fair market rents in your city or town. The fair market rents are the average gross rents (rent plus utilities) being paid in your community for modest apartments of varying sizes. See What are "fair market rents?" If the gross rent (rent plus utilities) for your apartment is less than or equal to the payment standard, the tenants pay 30% of their monthly income for rent and Section 8 pays the rest. If the rent is higher, the tenants must make up the difference. However, they are not allowed to pay more than 40% of their income for rent when they first rent an apartment. If you want to increase the rent when you renew the lease, you must get approval from Section 8. The rent must remain reasonable and within the family's ability to pay, or else Section 8 will not approve it. How do I get paid? Section 8 will send you a check for their portion of the rent each month. They will continue to do so as long as the tenant remains eligible for Section 8 and your apartment meets the Section 8 program standards. You are responsible for collecting the tenant portion of the rent each month. May I evict a Section 8 tenant? You may evict a Section 8 tenant in the same way you would evict a non-Section 8 tenant. The same laws apply. How The Program Works For families or individuals with a voucher, there are six steps to participation in the Housing Choice Voucher Program. They are: Issuance of voucher Housing Search Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Inspection Rent Reasonableness Determination Execution of Lease and HAP Contract Rent & Housing Assistance Payments begin Property owners and managers become involved at the second stage of the program-when the family with a voucher schedules an appointment to view an apartment or house for rent. If the tenant likes the unit and also passes the owner's screening process, the owner will submit a Request for Tenancy Approval Packet or RFTA to CHAC. CHAC will contact the owner within 3 working days of receiving the paperwork to schedule a Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Inspection. The inspection process is designed to ensure that subsidized housing meets a minimum set of health and safety standards established by the federal government. Generally, the inspection is scheduled within 3 to 5 working days of the date that the owner indicates the unit will be ready. To assist owners in preparing units and expediting the inspection process, CHAC has prepared a self-inspection checklist. You can download a copy now. After the unit passes inspection, the rent requested by the owner is reviewed to make sure that it is reasonable, compared to similar units in the neighborhood based on size, amenities and other factors. At this point, the tenant is ready to move in. The owner will sign a lease with the tenant and a Housing Assistance Payment or HAP contract with CHAC. The HAP contract is the legal relationship between CHAC and the owner. The document outlines the rights and responsibilities of each under the voucher program. CHAC's major responsibility to the owner is to make monthly payments on the tenant's behalf in a timely manner; the owner's major responsibility is to abide by landlord/tenant laws and keep the unit in good condition.
The section 8 discharge, was used when a service man was deemed mentally unfit for military service. - - - - - "Section 8" is an old World War II term--it comes from Section …VIII of Army Regulation 615-360, which was the enlisted discharge regulation. In Today's Modern Action Army, psychological discharges are handled under the Medical Discharge regulations. Section 8 discharges didn't just get handed out to people who were mentally unsuited for service; this was how they got rid of sexual misconduct cases they couldn't or didn't want to court-martial. (Most gay guys got thrown out under Section 8.)
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Check in with your local housing program to see if you are still eligible to do so.
Yes they usually have them in the lobby of the housing authority. I live at woodridge villas near owens and eastern. They have a pool and a spa and it comes with a washer and …dryer and the only utilitu you pay is electric. They do take section 8. Very quiet safe well managed property. 1 2 &3 bedroom apts. They allow dish network and the security deposit is low.
Your section 8 voucher is accepted for any kind of dwelling, so long as as the number of bedrooms specified on your voucher. Most apartments have one or two bedrooms, while mo…st houses have three or more bedrooms.
A sectional sofa is usually built in three or four different sections that are placed together to create one piece. To take them apart, you would simply move them away fro…m each other.
It's called the rarefaction (as opposed to the compression)
This is strictly a landlord/tenant issue. The fact that you have a Voucher doesn't give you any special rights over those of another tenant.
There are a lot of things you need to know. First, what is your budget? You want to be able to pay your rent (including utilities) with about one weeks worth of your monthly i…ncome so you have room to save as well as having money for groceries and other expenses. If you have not already found an apartment, check the listings for your area first but don't be afraid to call a realtor to show you around. Think about location, needs, parking, etc. If you found a place make sure you have a written contract you can look over with the owner. Questions to ask: If something needs to be fixed who do I call? Are utilities included? If not what will I need to call for (ie: cable, internet, water, electric)? Be thoughtful and make sure you have a good relationship established with your landlord because you are going to be living there, this will be your home. Good Luck.
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In order to live in section 8 housing, a person must make a substantially low amount of income. There are different sections of section 8 housing including: extremely low inco…me, very low income, and low income. A certain percentage of income is required for each level of section 8 apartments.
In any county you live in in there is a HUD office for that county. It is a government program . Contact HUD and they will direct you where to find assistance on anything you …need