Permission to move must always be approved in advance by TCHAO before a tenant notifies the landlord of their intent to move. A family's right to move is generally contingent upon the family's compliance with program requirements.
Generally, TCHAO does not permit a family to make an elective move during the initial lease term (first 12 months). Families usually will only be considered for a move if the family:
The following is a list of allowable conditions under which a family may move to a new unit with continued housing assistance prior to being in the unit for one year.
Before a family submits a voluntary request to move, we encourage families to be sure that they have available funds for a truck or someone to move, rent and utility deposits and other incidentals involved in moving.
Once you have been approved for relocation, you will be invited to a relocation briefing based on when your current lease will expire and when your annual recertification is.
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