NO…Landlords have freedom to rent to whomever they choose.
Landlords are not required to house families just because you choose to participate.
Landlords must still require potential tenants to complete an application and
screening process.
BUT…Cannot discriminate based on color, race, religion, sex, familial status or
national origin.
What the RHA can and cannot provide about the tenant:
CAN…The family’s current address the RHA has on file.
CAN…The name, address, if known, of current and previous landlords
CAN…be assured of: income eligible for program, no felony in the past 5 years, not on the lifetime sex offender registry
CANNOT…information about tenant’s tenancy history
CANNOT…criminal history of family members