Knowledge Check

    1. 1. Eligible units include: 

    1. A. Single-Family detached homes 

    1. B. Manufactured homes 

    1. C. Apartments 

    1. D. All of the above 

    1. 2. Since the Housing Choice Voucher Program is federally funded, you can move anywhere you like with your voucher. 

    1. A. True 

    1. B. False 

    1. 3. When looking at a prospective unit, you can ask for a copy of the lease ahead of time. 

    1. A. True 

    1. B. False 

    1. 4. Landlords ____ always required to rent to HCV program participants. 

    1. A. Are 

    1. B. Are not 

    1. 5. A landlord can require a participating family to: 

    1. A. Do a credit check 

    1. B. Participate in a criminal background check 

    1. C. Pay an additional deposit as insurance against the program 

    1. D. Both A and B 

    1. E. All of the above 

    1. 6. If you find a unit you like, make sure to sign the lease and pay the security deposit as soon as possible to secure it while waiting for your paperwork to be processed.  

    1. A. True  

    1. B. False 

    1. 7. The amount of rent requested by the landlord must be: 

    1. A. Set by the agency 

    1. B. Agreed upon by the landlord and the family 

    1. C. Reasonable and affordable according to program regulations 

    1. D. All of the above 

    1. 8. After the family has occupied the unit for the initial 12 month lease term, the landlord is able to request a rental increase, regardless of whether or not the family can afford it.  

    1. A. True 

    1. B. False