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Department of Housing and Urban Development

WATCH HUD HOUSING APPLICANTS CLOSELY

Our agency deals with many applicants that we assist for rent and many times the HUD applicants rent out the home that HUD assists them with and we pay them rental assistance! This is not only a duplication of benefits but a waste of money. I would like to have HUD do periodic checks or have a way for our agency to check on the homes and the household compositions to avoid them getting double benefits from the government.... more »

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Department of Homeland Security

Disaster Rental Assistance

FEMA allows owners and renters who experience home damages to receive 2 months of initial rental assistance. They can then keep submitting requests for additional rental assistance called recert for an additional 16 months! In a normal situation landlords can give renters 1 month notice to move out. It does not make sense for renters in disasters to receive up to 18 months to find a new place to live. It also should... more »

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