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EDW IN M. LEE, MAYOR REV. AMOS C BROW N, CHAIRMAN

SAN FRANCISCO HOUSING AUTHORITY

Questions from Housing Choice Voucher RAB 2012 Resident Advisory Board May 15, 2012 Meeting 1. Do platonic relationships apply to Chapter 15? The definition of a “family� are those included on the lease regardless of their relationship.

2. Can a family be terminated after 6 months of receiving home assistance?

Yes. A family can be terminated for violating the terms of their agreement with the Housing Authority regardless of how long they have had assistance. 3. Is the Home Ownership Program still in place?

Yes 4. What is the SEMAP?

SEMAP stands for Section Eight Management Assessment Program and is the review the Department of Housing and Urban Development provides to the Housing Authority regarding the administration of the Housing Choice Voucher Program. 5. What is Program Administration? Program Administration is provided in Chapter 16 of the Administrative Plan and includes record keeping, funding determination, and day-to-day procedures from within the Housing Authority. 6. What is the difference between a project based and tenant based voucher? Ms. Martin-Mason responded that Tenant Based Voucher subsidy can go with the tenant wherever the tenant chooses to move where the Project Based Voucher subsidy is linked to the unit.

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Questions from Housing Choice Voucher RAB 2012 Resident Advisory Board May 15, 2012 Meeting 4. What is the SEMAP? SEMAP stands for Section E...

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