Tenant Obligations to PHA
- Supplying Required Information
- Disclosure & Verification of Social Security Numbers
- True & Complete
- Compliance with Housing Quality Standards (HQS)
- Allowing PHA to Inspect the Unit
- Lease Violations
- Notice of Move or Lease Termination
- Owner Eviction Notice
- Use & Occupancy for the Unit
- Family Member Approval
- Family Member Moves
- Foster Children
- Profit-Making Activities
- Assigning or Transferring the Lease
- Interest or Ownership
- Fraud & Other Program Violations
- Crime by Family Members
- Other Housing Assistance
Family Obligations to the Pottsville Housing Authority
Families participating in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program must comply with Family Obligations as required by HUD regulations and are listed on the voucher. By signing the voucher, you accept these responsibilities and obligations.
The list of Family Obligations is as follows:
Supplying Required Information
The family must supply any information that the Pottsville Housing Authority or HUD has determined as necessary for administration of the program, certification or re-certification of a family. Also included are family income, family composition, and evidence of citizenship or eligible immigration status.
Notice of Move or Lease Termination
The family must give the Pottsville Housing Authority and owner a 30-day notice in writing before moving out of the unit or terminates the lease on notice to owner.
Family Member Approval
Family members must be approved by the Pottsville Housing Authority. The family must promptly inform the PHA of any additions to the family (birth of a child, adoption or court awarded custody). Any requested additional household members over the age of 18 must submit an application and have a background check.