Landlord Corner - Bulletin Board

 
  
DateTopicMessage
10/17/2018March 2019 Recertifications

Attention: If your tenant has a March 2019 recertification date, they have been sent a Recertification Packet by mail.

If you and your tenant do not wish to renew the lease at the time of recertification, please ensure the Request to Move form (included in the Recertification Packet) is filled out completely and returned to SAHA with the Recertification Packet. The completed packet is due to SAHA by November 10, 2018.

07/02/2018SAFMR UpdateFor Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) Program and Mainstream Program Only
Effective July 1, 2018, SAHA will use different payment standards, based on Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs), for different ZIP codes in its jurisdiction. SAFMRs are typical rent levels (including the cost of utilities, except telephone), within a ZIP code, for rental units with different numbers of bedrooms. SAFMRs are established by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) each year.




For Clients Participating in Moving to Work (MTW) Programs Only
Effective for new clients and moves on October 1, 2018, and effective for recertifications November 1, 2018 or later, SAHA will use different payment standards based on Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs) for different ZIP codes in its jurisdiction.
05/31/2018Update to SAHA Lease Requirements

Effective June 1, 2018, SAHA will require only one (1) lease at the time of Request for Tenancy Approval.

Due to this change, please be aware that SAHA will no longer provide a copy of the lease to the tenant; therefore, you will need to provide a copy of the lease to the tenant after signing. Thank you!

02/06/2018New 2018 Landlord Seminars!

A new landlord seminar will be offered quarterly to acquaint landlords and owners with SAHA's programs and processes! These seminars will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at SAHA's Central Office (818 S. Flores St.) on the following dates:

3/6/2018

6/5/2018

9/11/2018

12/4/2018

The new Landlord Seminar takes the place of our past monthly Landlord Orientations and will cover the most important topics, such as HQS Inspections, the Housing Choice Voucher Program, landlord and tenant responsibilities under the program and more. We hope to see you there!

01/29/2018Alamo Area Council of Governments' (AACOG) Weatherization Program

The Alamo Area Council of Governments' (AACOG) weatherization program is 'designed to help low-income people, particularly the elderly and handicapped, overcome the high cost of energy through the installation of energy conservation measures at no cost to the applicant.' You and your tenants are encouraged to apply for this program and take advantage of lower energy costs to a weatherized home. Please note that weatherization of a property can only be performed with written consent from the landlord. A flyer for the program is available here.

More information and application instructions can be found on their website.
08/17/2016City of San Antonio's Green and Healthy Homes (SAGHH)

The City of San Antonio's Green Healthy Homes (SAGHH) provides assistance to owners and landlords of residential properties (single family and multifamily) in creating healthy, safe, energy-efficient and sustainable homes for families and children. The SAGHH is working to prevent and correct housing-related health and safety hazards, such as addressing lead-based paint, mold, household asthma triggers and fire hazards.

Eligibility:

1. House must be built prior to 1978; AND

2. House must be located within City of San Antonio; AND

3. A child age 5 and under must reside in the home or spend at least 6 hours per week in the home; AND

4. Have a clear title to property; AND

5. Must be current with property taxes; AND

6. Household must meet HUD established Income Guidelines for families earning 80% or below of Area Median Income.

Benefits

At no cost, work is granted to eligible applicants to make homes safe and sanitary for families to live in.

For more information, contact Cyndee Saldivar at (210) 207-4444 or Cynthia.Saldivar@sanantonio.gov