Monday - Thursday: 7:00am - 5:00pm

DHA Obligations

Landlord Symposium

Through the HCV program, DOTHAN HOUSING provides families with the housing assistance that enables them to seek suitable housing in the Dothan jurisdiction. DOTHAN HOUSING will enter into a contract with the landlord and provide payments on behalf of the family. After a family has applied for the HCV program DOTHAN HOUSING will:

  • Review all applicants to determine program eligibility
  • Explains and enforces the rules of the program to families and property owner/landlords
  • Issues HCV to families
  • Inspects the properties for compliance with HQS
  • Approves the property, the owner and the lease
  • Sends housing assistance payments to the owner
  • Conducts annual re-exams of the family’s income and composition and adjusts rent portions if necessary
  • If the participant or landlord fails to comply with the program requirements, DOTHAN HOUSING has the right to terminate assistance payments and/or terminate families from the program