Lay Off/Loss of Employment - If you lose your job and need your rent adjusted, please
follow the instructions for Interim Changes. You will need to provide documentation
such as a separation notice from your employer or a letter from your employer on
letterhead stating you are no longer working and noting the last date of employment.
That information must be supplied to your Housing Specialist with the Change of Income
If you apply for unemployment and you are approved, you will need to report the income
change to your Housing Specialist so that your rent can be adjusted. Unemployment
benefits are income and must be reported.
Also, if you apply for TANF and you are approved, you will need to report the income
change to your Housing Specialist so that your rent can be adjusted.
Income changes apply to all adult household members and must be reported to your
Housing Specialist with the applicable documents.
Move-In Inspections - Families transferring to new units and families porting to
DHA’s jurisdiction must not move into the unit before the unit passes initial inspection.
Move-in inspections will be conducted as long as the tenant has not moved into the
unit. The inspector will contact the owner the day before the inspection and prior
to entering the unit, to confirm that the owner, manager or representative to be
present during the inspection is not experiencing flu-like symptoms. The inspection
will be rescheduled if the owner, manager or representative is not well.
In-person Annual and Special HQS inspections will resume July 7, 2020. Inspectors
will wear a mask and gloves during inspections.
To ensure the health and safety of our inspectors and your family, you will be asked
if you or a household member have a cold, cough, or flu-like symptoms, or have been
around someone with a cold, cough, or flu-like symptoms or are self-quarantining
within the last fourteen (14) days. If so, the inspection will be rescheduled in
thirty (30) days. If you or a household member are unwell when the inspector arrives,
the inspection will be cancelled and rescheduled later. You and your family are expected
to practice social distancing during the inspection and may be asked to stand outside
while the inspection is performed.
We ask for your cooperation as we work to keep the HCV program operational and conduct