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The HCV Program Partnership

The Housing Choice Voucher Program is a joint effort among you, your tenant, and HACC - - - We each have a set of responsibilities!

Landlord Responsibilities

  • Perform all management and rental functions for the assisted unit, including screening and selection of tenants.
  • Maintain the unit in accordance with Housing Quality Standards (HQS), including performance of maintenance.
  • Comply with equal opportunity/fair housing requirements.
  • Prepare information required under the Housing Assistance Payments contract and furnish the information to TGHA.
  • Collect from the renter the security deposit, tenant portion of the rent, and any charges for damages to the unit.
  • Enforce the tenant obligations under the lease.
  • Pay for utilities and services agreed upon in the lease.
  • May not collect side payments from HCV renters or charge more than approved by TGHA.

Tenant Responsibilities

  • Supply information determined necessary by HACC or HUD to administer the program, including completion of scheduled income reviews.
  • Pay utilities that are not supplied by the landlord.
  • Provide and maintain the appliances for which they are responsible.
  • Correct damages inflicted to the unit by a family member or guest in the specified time period.
  • May not commit serious or repeated violation(s) of the lease.
  • Notify TGHA and the owner 30 (no more than 60) days in advance prior to moving or terminating the lease. 

HACC Responsibilities 

  • Pay the landlord by the fifth day of each month.
  • Regularly evaluate family eligibility.
  • Inspect units at least once every year.
  • Investigate potential fraud or program abuse by tenants or landlords.
  • Provide quality customer service to HCV landlords and tenants.
  • Notify the landlord of any change in subsidy amount. 

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