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Miami Dade needs all of its residents to be counted in the census - Thu May 2, 2019
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of Justice began evaluating a controversial issue: whether the Trump administration can add to the 2020 census form a question about the status of people's citizenship. Miami-Dade County officials expect the court to reject this claim. The county leaders are right to be concerned, because the financial health of our community is at stake. The question of citizenship on the census form can have the effect of stealing valuable funds from us. In order to obtain the adequate financin ... read
Investment of $ 13.1 million in rehabilitation of Section 8 apartments - Sat Feb 9, 2019
By redaction of Sin ComillasThe company Fernando L. Sumaza & Co. will invest $ 13.1 million in the rehabilitation of the Alturas apartment complex at Monte Verde Apartments, in Vega Alta, for participants of the Section 8 Program Section 8 of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). in English). The works will generate 52 jobs. "In Fernando L. Sumaza & Co. we received with optimism the tax credits received under section 42 of the internal revenue code for low-cost housing and HOME funds that ... read
Wide demand for section 8 rental housing - Sat Feb 2, 2019
Some 830,739 people occupy units in lease The economic situation of the country, the emigration, the devaluation of the properties and the passage of the hurricanes Irma and María by the Island, have been some of the triggers that have triggered the lease of housing, with 26% of the population in the rental market, which is equivalent to 830,739 people. The data comes from a demographic study conducted by the firm Gaither International during 2018, which places the municipalities of Arecibo and San Juan ... read
Partial closure of government could affect Section 8 - Thu Jan 17, 2019
Funds for Southern California could last only until March if this situation continues.     People who depend on Section 8 funds in Southern California could be affected if the partial closure of the government continues.   The funds that provide assistance to some 125,000 families dependent on Section 8 could be exhausted by the end of February if an agreement on the partial closure of the government is not reached, OC Register reported.   This could also affect people who are at the to ... read
Public housing said to meet with residents of the Gladiolus - Thu Jan 3, 2019
The Deputy Administrator of the Unit anticipated that the first units of the new Renaissance Square project could be delivered this month The project type walk-up Renaissance Square, built in the area that formerly occupied the towers of the Gladioli public housing complex, was developed by the firm McCormack Baron Salaza. (Luis Alcalá del Olmo)   The public housing administration denied yesterday that it fails to comply with the agreements reached with so exresidentes of The Gladiolus returned to ... read
Inaugurate luxury residential complex for participants of the Section 8 Program - Fri Dec 21, 2018
The condo is located in Hato Rey   The Department of Housing (DV) and the Housing Financing Authority (AFV) inaugurated on Thursday, the residential complex The Golden Residences at The Village in Hato Rey, which seeks to meet the needs of senior citizens in Puerto Rico, informed the secretary of the DV, Fernando Gil Enseñat.   "This residential project, designed for the elderly population on the Island, under the subsidy of Section 8 program, fully complies with the programmatic commitment o ... read
Puerto Rico loses its most important ally within the federal government - Thu Dec 20, 2018
The secretary of the local Housing Department reacts to the resignation of the HUD deputy secretary, Pamela PatenaudeThe resignation of the Secretary of the federal Housing Department , Pamela Patenaude , represents for Puerto Rico the loss of "the most important ally" in the process of recovery of the country after Hurricane Maria.This was recognized this morning by the Secretary of the Department of Housing, Fernando Gil . " Puerto Rico loses not only a great ally ... but within the federal government the most im ... read
They open lists to request public housing in Chicago - Thu Dec 20, 2018
It is the first time since 2014 that the Chicago Housing Authority will accept new applications.CHICAGO- The Housing Authority of Chicago this week opened its waiting list for all families wishing to apply for affordable housing or subsidies for the payment of rent for the first time since 2014.The Chicago Housing Authority will be accepting new applicants who wish to live in buildings managed by the agency or wish to enroll in the voucher program. The waiting list excludes housing under the Section 8 program. The ... read
For the first time in two years they give Section 8 vouchers for housing in NYC - Wed Dec 19, 2018
The city promises to speed up the application process and has 6,200 bonuses by March   Taking advantage of an increase in federal funds , this week the city began issuing "Section 8" subsidy coupons for the first time in two years, during which a waiting list of 104,000 people was accumulated.   For now there are 6,200 coupons available , of which 35 have already been granted. It is estimated to have allocated 2 thousand by mid-July and to deliver the rest until March 2019. Some will go directly to t ... read
The most effective way to find tetants for your rental property - Wed Dec 19, 2018
If you are a landlord and own a townhouse, condo, duplex, or apartments that are up for rent, you will occasionally face times when you face a vacancy and need to fill it as soon as possible. A vacant unit results in lost income, and it is always in your best interest to be prepared to rent a space. Below, I’ll outline some of the lessons that I have learned as a long-term landlord in ensuring my properties have a low vacancy rate, and that I have maintained excellent relationships with my tenants. Advert ... read
Handling eviction with a tenant who has stopped paying rent - Wed Dec 19, 2018
Many people picture landlords as extremely wealthy, with access to unlimited cash flow. In my experience, most landlords are just like me - people who have a day job and who have invested in a property to bring in some passive income on the side. When you are able to find good and reliable tenants, this system works well. But, for non-professional landlords, bad tenants and tenant relationships can bring about more stress than your rental income is worth. When a tenant stops paying rent, the landlord has financia ... read
The Section 8 FAQ Series for Landlords - Wed Dec 19, 2018
What should you do if a Section 8 Tenant fails to pay their rent?   As a landlord, a failure by a tenant to pay their rent is not quite as devastating as in other situations. You’ll still receive your monthly payment through the Section 8 program whether or not your tenant has paid their share. But, what should you do if your tenant fails to pay their rent? As a landlord, you have rights when it comes to approaching eviction. But, with years of working with Section 8 tenants as a busy landlord, I&rsqu ... read
Maintaining Privacy for your Section 8 Tenants - Wed Dec 19, 2018
Renting out property through the Section 8 voucher program is a way to help low-income families without decreasing the income you can receive through your holdings. As a landlord, I have rented to Section 8 tenants for many years, and have found the experience to be deeply rewarding, and financially beneficial to me. When you rent an apartment or home to a tenant who has a Section 8 voucher, your rent is paid in part through the Section 8 program, and in part by the tenant. Though there is some stigma that surround ... read
Dealing with the Section 8 Voucher Limit - Tue Jan 8, 2019
Working with Section 8 tenants can take a small learning curve, but is a very worthwhile and financially rewarding way to ensure high occupancy in your rentals. One thing that some landlords and tenants struggle with when dealing with Section 8 housing is the voucher limits involved in providing vouchers.   To match families with housing that suits their size, vouchers are approved with an alotted number of bedrooms. Because Section 8 rentals are in short supply, these bedroom limitations can further narrow ... read
Understanding lease terms with Section 8 tenants - Wed Dec 19, 2018
Can I serve my Section 8 tenant with 30-days notice to vacate? When a tenant signs a lease with you under Section 8, it follows the same rules as a nother lease. Once the initial term has ended, the lease moves to a month-to-month rental under the same leasing conditions. Because these leases operate in the same way that any other would, as a landlord, you do have the right to serve a tenant with 30 days notice to vacate if you’ll be selling the property, or if you plan to use the home for your own family. ... read
Guide For Tetant To Go Section 8 - Tue Dec 11, 2018
Section 8 Tenant Looking for A Place to Rent Let’s assume that you are a tenant in the Section 8 program, you have the Section 8 Voucher ready and you have started to search for rentals to move in to. As you probably already know, it is not easy to find landlords that take Section 8. While Section 8 tenants are a lot more than landlord-accepted Section 8, there is still a deficit in landlords. For that reason, it is challenging to search rentals within the Section 8 Program. I will guide you step by st ... read
Guide For Landlord To Go Section 8 - Tue Dec 11, 2018
What is Section 8? Section 8 is a program designed to help American citizens with low income by assisting them with rental payments. Section 8 is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and has two branches: Housing Choice Voucher and "project-based" program. The Housing Choice Voucher ("tenant-based") gives the tenant an opportunity to choose a housing location. The "project-based" assistance, however, requires a tenant to live at a specific property. Types of Rental Properties Included ... read
Terms - Tue Dec 11, 2018
Terms for a Landlord If you are a property owner and you register an account on hellosection8.com, you agree that you are willing to rent the listed property to a Section 8 tenant. The Section 8 tenant will contact you by email or phone; based on the information you provide on the website. Your Section 8 listing must be active. If you rent out the property to a tenant, you must deactivate the Section 8 listing within 24 hours. You must be the owner or manager of the property in order to post that property on the ... read
About - Sat Jan 12, 2019
Hello, I am Hieu Nguyen, the founder of Hellosection8.com, a landlord and successful with Section 8 program in Phoenix of Arizona.  Most of my properties are under the Section 8 Program. I rent them Section 8 tetants because I found Section 8 very beneficial for landlords. I am involved in the Section 8 rental business since 2001 when I rented my first property. Since then, I became an expert at Section 8 rentals and I have done many Section 8 experiments. When I was first starting as a landlord, there was ... read