Section 8

Section 8 HCVP Eligibility (catalog)

This course provides a foundation for determining and documenting eligibility (and ineligibility) for applicant households. Attendees will receive a comprehensive understanding of the HCVP eligibility determination and processing requirements as outlined in the Code of Federal Regulations and Chapter I of the NEW HUD Housing Choice Voucher Program Guidebook released in November 2019.

Find out what you can and cannot ask, and what you should and should not consider in implementing local screening options. Procedures for verifying eligibility, along with practices to avoid, are interspersed throughout the class. Participants will also learn what must be included when notifying applicants of their eligibility or denial of application. Interview Guides will be provided to assist those new to the eligibility interview process.

Topics discussed:

  • Admissions Functions
  • Review of HUD’s Basic Eligibility Factors
    • Family
    • Income Eligibility
    • Student Status
    • Citizenship Requirements
  • Disclosure of Social Security Numbers
  • Screening(Mandatory and discretionary)
  • Other Notifications to Applicant Family
  • Notification of Eligibility Status
  • Supplement to Application for Federally Assisted Housing

This course is great for: Case Workers, Occupancy Specialists, HCVP Supervisors, Waiting List Management Staff, and Hearing Officers!

Duration: 2 hour and 24 minutes

SKU: 210119
  • Instructions
  • Material Instructions
  • Section 1
  • Agenda
  • Course Presentation
  • Additional Course Materials
  • Eligibility-of-Independent-Students.pdf
  • Eligbility Flowchart for SOHE - not applicable to PH.pdf
  • Section 2
  • 1.1
  • 1.2
  • 1.3
  • Section 3
  • end of course survey
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever