The owner is responsible for: performing all of the owner’s obligations under the Housing Assistance Payments (HAP) contract and the lease. The owner is responsible for: Performing all management and rental functions for the assisted unit, including adequate screening techniques to determine if the family is suitable for tenancy. Maintaining the unit in accordance with Housing Quality Standards, including performance of ordinary and extraordinary maintenance. Complying with equal opportunity requirements. Preparing and furnishing to the Huntsville Housing Authority information required under the Housing Assistance Payments Contract. Collecting from the family any security deposit and tenant contribution of the rent. Any charges for unit damage by the family. Enforcing tenant obligations under the lease. Paying for any utilities not paid directly by the family. Making reasonable accommodations for unit reconfigurations to assist the disabled.
The Tenant is responsible for: Supply information determined necessary by HHA or HUD to administer the program, including completion of scheduled income reviews. Pay utilities that are not supplied by the landlord. Provide and maintain the appliances for which they are responsible. Correct damages inflicted to unit by family member or guest, in specified time period. May not commit serious or repeated violation(s) of the lease. Notify HHA and the owner 45 days in advance, prior to moving or terminating the lease.
HHA is responsible for: Pay landlord no later than the third business day of each month. Regularly evaluate family eligibility. Inspect units at least once a year. Investigate potential fraud or program abuse by tenants or landlords. Provide quality customer service to HCV landlords and tenants. Notify landlord of any change in subsidy amount.