If you own a property and want to be part of the housing resources of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) of the United States, it is necessary that you enter the Section 8 Voucher Program of Choice HUD’s Housing. Through the initiative of Section 8, HUD provides low-income tenants the opportunity to rent houses or apartments of private owners to rent at market price. The owners follow the same protocol at the national level to put their vacancies available Section 8 subsidized tenants.
- List your rental vacancies. It uses traditional sources such as newspapers and Web sites that accept apartment listings. Focus on low-income tenants by advertising found on sites that specialize in Section 8 and other rental subsidiary, as the Section 8 Go.
- Include all relevant information about your unit or units. Be sure to note the size. Each recipient has a Section 8 voucher that indicates the size of the unit that HUD allows them to rent. It also clarifies that accept this type of tenants.
- Select all applicants using the usual process. HUD relates to potential owners with potential tenants. Check your record of income and ability to pay, however, should only judge the ability to pay the actual amount of rent that the tenant pay because HUD subsidize most in almost all cases.
- An agreement, verbal, to rent one of your units to a family pass your selection process. Do not sign a lease; instead ask the family to give you all the information and instructions about the housing organization which received the benefits due them. Please review and complete these documents and provide documents request, such as the proposed lease, the housing agency. The family then sends this information to the housing agency.
- Schedule a time for HUD inspect your property. After a successful review your information, real estate agency offering Section 8 assistance in your area will contact you. The housing office has to go home and review the housing quality standards (HQS for its acronym in English) from HUD.
- Fixes issues that will frame the HUD inspector. In general, you have 30 days to enter ruler with HUD HQS. When they are more serious problems, perhaps they will give less days.
- Signs a one-year contract with your tenant. Execute a Contract for Housing Assistance Payments with the tenant and real estate agents. The details of the responsibilities of each party to this agreement will operate under an agreement Section 8 can only formalize these covenants after your property passes inspection.