Everyone Wins With
the Housing Choice Voucher Program!
- Low income
families find quality homes with affordable
- Owners fill vacant units with tenants
under an initial one-year contract. Since
rents are affordable, there is less likelihood
that the owner will need to evict participants
for non-payment of rent.
- The local economy
is helped by the infusion of money into
The Housing Authority
maintains a list of landlords who are
willing to accept
Housing Choice Voucher Participants.
The referral list is provided to individuals
and families who receive Housing Choice
Vouchers. If you would like to be listed
on the referral list, call (559) 582-3120.
The Housing Authority does not screen participants
for suitability as renters. Owners should
perform their normal landlord reference checks,
credit reviews, etc. The Housing Authority
can supply owners with the current and previous
applicant address and landlord information
The landlord must comply with fair housing
laws and not discriminate against any family.
The rental unit must be maintained in decent,
safe, and sanitary condition. Repairs must
be made in a timely manner. For more information
about inspections, click
The owner manages his/her own property.
He/she collects the rent due from the tenant
and enforces compliance with the lease. During
the first year of the lease, the owner may
terminate tenancy only for good cause, such
as non-payment of the tenant's share of the
rent or other serious or repeated violations
of the terms and conditions of the lease.
At the end of the initial term of the lease,
the landlord may decline to renew the contract
without specifying a cause.
Compliance with the HAP Contract
The owner must comply with the terms of
the Housing Assistance Payments Contract
and cooperate with the Housing Authority.