Continued Participation

Have you experienced a loss of income due to COVID-19?

If you are experiencing a loss of income due to the current public health crisis, please complete and submit the forms listed below via email to: ohaspecialprograms@oakha.org. You must include the Self-Certification Form​ along with the other income change and authorization forms, and supporting income verification documents. 


Requesting a Change of Income or Change of Household Composition

Below are instructions for how to request an interim review of income or household composition changes for Current Section 8 Participants:

  • ​Income Changes

Fill out the Income Change Form, Income and Asset Form, and Authorization form and submit it along with any income verification documents.

  • ​Household Changes

Fill out the Household Change Form​ and Authorization form and submit it along with any required verification documents as listed on the form.

Please allow at least 21 business days for processing of your interim request.


Participant Obligations

Continued program participation requires the family uphold its Participant Obligations.​

Program obligations of the family are described in the housing choice voucher (HCV) and project based voucher (PBV) regulations and on the voucher itself. These obligations include responsibilities the family is required to fulfill, as well as prohibited actions. OHA must inform families of these obligations during the oral briefing, and the same information must be included in the briefing packet. When the family’s unit is approved and the HAP contract is executed, the family must meet those obligations in order to continue participating in the program. All adult members must read and sign the Participant Obligations form annually.


Violation of any family obligation may result in termination of assistance.

 

Section 8 Participant Obligations​​

Project Based Voucher Participant Obligations

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