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What HUD Wants Voucher Holders to Know

Don't risk your chances of losing your housing assistance by providing false, incomplete, or inaccurate information on your application forms. As a voucher holder participating in the Federally funded Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, you should be aware that there is certain information you must provide when applying for assisted housing. There are penalties that apply if you knowingly omit information or give false information. Please click on the links below to better understand your obligations as a Voucher Holder.

Useful Links

  • Things You Should Know
    This link provides important information from HUD about completing your application, the recertification process and fraud.

  • Find a Good Place to Live
    HUD's information-packed booklet about being a voucher holder, what to look for in your new home, Housing Quality Standards (HQS) and more.

  • Importance of Providing Accurate Income Information
    This brochure provides information about the use of the Electronic Income Verification (EIV) System. This system cross references your reported income and actual income. Falsely reported or misrepresented income will jeopardize your Voucher and may ultimately result in the loss of your housing subsidy.