|Caribou Municipal Building|
25 High Street
Caribou, Maine 04736
|Phone: (207) 493-4234|
Fax: (207) 376-0178
YOU CAN GIVE HOPE
Currently, the Section 8 Program serves approximately 190 families a month. Unfortunately, the need is always rising. As a Landlord you can help provide safe, decent and affordable housing to Caribou, and surrounding community families that just need a little hope.
BECOME A HCV LANDLORD
In a nutshell, you can become a Section 8 Landlord by performing these 6 easy steps…
BENEFITS & RESPONSIBILITIES
Section 8 landlords not only get the satisfaction of giving low-income families the chance to enjoy decent, safe,and sanitary housing, they also enjoy many benefits which make Section 8 a great opportunity for many property owners.
HOUSING QUALITY STANDARDS INSPECTIONS
To make sure units are maintained and safe, Caribou Housing Agency mandates the following types of inspections as needed.
HOUSING ASSISTANCE PAYMENT (HAP) CONTRACT
The HAP Contract is a written agreement between the CHA and the owner of the dwelling unit occupied by a Section 8 participant.
RENT INCREASE AND/OR CHANGE IN UTILITY RESPONSIBILITIES
After the initial occupancy period, the owner may request a rent adjustment in accordance with the owner’s lease.