HCV Occupancy Lifecycle
- Family submits an application.
- NYCHA will determine the family's eligibility for the program.
- If the family is deemed eligible, they will be placed on a preliminary waiting list.
Voucher Issuance & Initial Lease-Up
- Family attends briefing event and receives voucher.
- Family finds a unit and submits required documents to NYCHA.
- If the unit passes inspection and the rent is determined to be reasonable, NYCHA approves the family to move in.
- Annual Recertification or submission of family composition, income, asset, and expense information.
- Lease Renewal or Rent Adjustment
- HQS Inspections are required before moving into a unit, regularly thereafter, and upon request.
- Family must report changes in the family composition to NYCHA within 30 days of the change.
- At any time, family may also report a change of: income, assets, and/or expenses before the next Annual Recertification.
- Family may request an inspection to verify the unit's condition.
- NYCHA is required to terminate assistance for certain offenses, when the family no longer requires assistance, and for not complying with program requirements.