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    Changes in Contact and Other Information

    Property owners are required to notify Tarrant County Housing Assistance Office, in writing, within 10 business days of change in any of the following categories:

    Name Change

    If there is a name change of the owner of any property under contract with TCHAO, TCHAO must be immediately notified in writing and provided with proper original documentation of the change in name, e.g.:

    • Valid Texas driver's license,
    • New Social Security card,
    • Marriage license or
    • Other suitable documentation that is appropriate to verify the change.

    Change in Ownership

    If there is a change in ownership either by sale, lease, foreclosure or any other means of transfer of title, interest or deed, the owner under contract with TCHAO must immediately report such change to TCHAO with proof of sale or other original documentation to support new ownership and complete the Affidavit of Ownership as well as a new W-9.  A contract must be executed.

    Change in Management Agent

    If a property owner changes from self-management to professional management or changes management firms, TCHAO must be notified in writing of the new agent, along with a new W-9 and Letter of Direction.

    Failure to comply with any of the above could result in:

    • Termination of the HAP,
    • Abatement of rent and/or
    • Termination from the program.

    Property owners are required to immediately notify TCHAO in writing, of any changes whatsoever as it relates to ownership and receipt or direction of HAP payments, whether mentioned above or not.

    This page was last modified on January 06, 2020


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