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Housing Choice Landlord Guarantee Assistance

The Housing Choice Landlord Guarantee Program provides financial assistance to landlords. These funds mitigate damages caused by tenants as a result of their occupancy. This applies after July 1, 2014, under the HUD Housing Choice Voucher Program, also known as Section 8, or after January 10, 2023, under a Rehousing Initiative. 

Funding for this program is limited, dependent upon state budget allocation and available on a first-come, first-served basis. If the program depletes of funds before receipt of any new allocation, landlords will be notified in writing and applications received by OHCS will be retained. If new funds are received, applications will be again processed in the order that they were received. There is no guarantee that new funds will be made available.

Tenants with Housing Choice vouchers for veterans, also known as Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing or VASH, are also eligible.

Use the link below to access step-by-step guidelines on how to apply for these funds and to access the electronic application. 

Click here to Apply

PH: 1-800-453-5511, option 8