Terminations & Hearings

In cases where program rules and regulations are violated, PHAs must takeĀ  the necessary action to correct the violation. Common violations include:
  • Failure to report changes in family situation (income, household composition, ect.)
  • Evictions processed with the courts
  • Landlord Failure to properly maintain unit
  • Criminal Activity
Family Violations In most cases, program participants who violate the rules are often met with PHA determined terminations. If the PHA decides to terminate participation, the family can exercise their right to an informal hearing. Landlord Violations When landlords violate their responsibilities, the PHA may terminate the HAP contract and require family to move IF the landlord is unable to or unwilling to correct the issues.

Informal Hearings

PHAs are required to give participant families an opportunity for an informal hearing to consider whether the following PHA decisions relating to the individual circumstances of a participant family are in accordance with the law