The Most Northeastern City in the United States.

Reporting Income Changes

Caribou Municipal Building
25 High Street
Caribou, Maine 04736
Phone: (207) 493-4234
Fax: (207) 376-0178
E-mail: lplourde@cariboumaine.org

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Participants in the Section 8 Program must report, in writing, changes in income within 10 business days of the occurrence.

INCREASES IN INCOME

If your income has increased, you must notify CHA.

Submit in writing your change of income to your Housing Specialist, advising of the type of income that has increased.

  • Provide verification of the income that has increased, which can include: paystubs, offer of employment, revised child support documentation, or Social Security award letters.

  • You will be notified in writing if additional information is needed.

  • You will be notified in writing if there are any changes to your rent portion including the effective date of the change.

DECREASES IN INCOME

If your income has decreased, you must notify CHA. Decreases will be reviewed by your Housing Specialist.

  • Submit in writing your change of income to your Housing Specialist, advising of the income that has decreased.

  • Provide verification of the income that has decreased, which can include: paystubs, notification of termination of employment, revised child support documentation, or Social Security award letters.

  • You will be notified in writing if additional information is needed.

  • You will be notified in writing if there are any changes to your rent portion including the effective date of the change.