The paperwork listed below should be
submitted at the time of your Move-in inspection.
If you currently use a standard
Lease Agreement (sometimes called a Rental or Tenancy Agreement) with private
market tenants, you must use this same Agreement for your Section 8 tenants.
If you do not have unassisted
tenants you may still use your own Lease Agreement. OHA does not recommend that
you write your own Lease Agreement without legal guidance. Where can I get a
Please bring your Lease Agreement to
the move-in inspection so it can be signed by your tenant and reviewed by OHA.
OHA must review your Agreement and attach a Section 8 Addendum before the
Housing Assistance Payment Contract can begin.
Notices & Disclosures
Please check to make sure the lease
you will be using has all the notices and disclosures required by local and
You should also bring your House
Rules and/or any other addenda you want to attach to the Lease Agreement.
Proof of Ownership
Click here for the HAP Contract Amendment Form.
You will also need to sign an IRS
W-9 Request for Taxpayer Identification Number and Certification form. Click
here for OHA's W-9 form.
You will need to give OHA a copy of
your Agent Agreement if you want to give a property management company or a
family member authorization to act on your behalf (sign contracts, access
private information, receive checks). The Agreement should clearly state what
authorization is given to the individual or company.