Join us on Leap Day for a FREE webinar!

Join us on Leap Day for a FREE webinar!

Get a First Look at RentWatch5, GoSection8’s newest Rent Reasonableness tool

When: Monday, February 29, 2016 at 10:00 am PST/ 1:00 pm EST

What: First Look at RentWatch5

Who: Richard Cupelli, Founder and President, GoSection8.com

Register now to get a first look at the latest enhancements to the new rent reasonableness software, RentWatch5. Improvements include better methodology for selecting comparables, increased performance speed, advanced address verification and much more.

  • After registering, you’ll receive a confirmation email with instructions for joining the webinar
  • Space is limited, don’t delay!

Register online now!

 

Posted in Housing Agencies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HCV Question: Mandatory Voucher Suspension

Q: Could you please explain the new rule requiring suspension of the voucher term? Is suspension the same thing as “tolling”? Does the new rule apply only to families exercising portability? We have not done suspensions in the past so … Continue reading

Posted in Housing Agencies | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

GoSection8 has reduced fraudulent listings by 99%

With record low vacancy rates, rental property fraud has become more prevalent. Scammers are creating fraudulent listings on GoSection8, Zillow, Trulia, Hotpads, Postlets and other sites with the intention of stealing money from unsuspecting renters. Since May 2015, GoSection8 has … Continue reading

Posted in Housing Agencies, Landlords, Tenants | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

HUD Publishes Proposed Rule on Smoke-Free Public Housing

Today in the Federal Register, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a proposed rule that would require all PHAs to ban smoking of lit tobacco products in living units, indoor common areas, and administrative offices. The proposed … Continue reading

Posted in Housing Agencies, Landlords, Tenants | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Check Out All the Places Veterans Can Eat & Drink Free on Veterans Day

By: Brad Tuttle @bradrtuttle  Nov. 5, 2015 To thank members of the military past and present for their service, food and drink are on the house all over the country on Veterans Day 2015, which takes place on Wednesday, November 11. Before getting … Continue reading

Posted in Housing Agencies, Landlords, Tenants | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

GoSection8 is participating in Boca Helping Hands 2015 Thanksgiving Box Brigade

We can’t wait to help families in need during the holiday season. Check out the details below: 2015 Thanksgiving Box Brigade If interested in participating in our Thanksgiving *Box Brigade, please contact Suzan Javizian, Suzan@bocahelpinghands.org or 561-417-0913 x 204 *Boca Helping … Continue reading

Posted in Housing Agencies, Landlords, Tenants | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Deadline tomorrow to submit Housing Awards entries

Friday, July 17, 2015. Entries must be postmarked or emailed by that date. If you haven’t entered yet, now is your opportunity to share all the amazing work your agency has done for the community. Four awards are open for … Continue reading

Posted in Housing Agencies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Q&A: Occupancy of accessible units

QUESTION: My agency will have a vacancy soon in a unit that is fully wheelchair accessible. We have a request for an accessible unit from a resident who lives in another development. Her current unit has a ramp but she says … Continue reading

Posted in Housing Agencies, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

HUD Marks the Start of Fair Housing Month With New Media Campaign

The U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) has kicked off Fair Housing Month 2015 with the launch of a new national media campaign that will help the public recognize various forms of housing discrimination and what they should do … Continue reading

Posted in Housing Agencies | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

HUD Awards Funds to Boost Economic Development in Two U.S. Regions

In two press releases, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it is awarding $1.5 million in the Lower Mississippi River Delta, and $550,000 in the Appalachian region, to stimulate local economies, produce more affordable housing, … Continue reading

Posted in Housing Agencies | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment