Tenants are responsible for application fees and security deposit. Security deposits CANNOT exceed 1 month’s rent.
Tenants are responsible for whatever utilities are not covered in rent. Utilities paid by tenant must be in their name.
The HA calculates the portion of the rent paid by the tenant. The HA pays the remainder. All rent is paid directly to landlord.
The HCV program does not provide free housing.
The amount of assistance received is based on 30% of the adjusted household income.
An allowance for utilities is also factored into the rent calculation. (Depending upon which utilities the tenant is responsible for paying)