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Can you transfer your section 8 to another person?
Last Updated: 29th June, 2020
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Besides, can I transfer my Section 8 to my mother?
Yes, Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers may be transferred to another Public Housing Authority's (PHA) service area once specific conditions are met. This process is referred to as portability. For the purposes of portability, HUD refers to the PHA that first issued the voucher to the household as the “Initial PHA”.
Also, can you rent section 8 to family members? Generally, no a family member cannot be the landlord of a Section 8 household, unless the tenant is disabled and requests a reasonable accommodation. When requesting a reasonable accommodation for this service, the landlord must provide proof that they do not currently live in the unit.
Also know, how long does a Section 8 portability transfer take?
Once the Housing Authority clears the house, you can sign the lease agreement. As mentioned, to complete the entire process of your section 8 voucher transfer from one city to another may take more than 30 days.
What is the maximum rent Section 8 will pay?
Section 8 voucher holders put roughly 30 percent of their monthly income towards rent, as long as they rent a unit at or below HUD's payment standard for their area.