Housing Choice Voucher | Section 8
Portability

Portability Information

TO AVOID A DELAY IN PROCESSING YOUR PORT IN APPLICATION YOU WILL HAVE TO BRING THE LISTED DOCUMENTS WITH YOU

  • Application - This will be mailed to you along with your appointment letter

  • Birth certificate(s) and Social Security card(s) for ALL household members

  • Current Picture I.D. for ALL family members 18 and older

  • Marriage License (even if you are separated), Divorce Decree, or Separation papers

  • Legal Guardianship or Custody Papers

  • Documentation of eligible immigration status for any household member that is not a U.S. Citizen

  • Proof of any source of income: Social Security, SSI, VA, Child Support, Self-Employment, Unemployment, and Contributions (must be dated within the last 30 days). If you are employed, you must provide 6 consecutive (last) check stubs, containing the Company Name, Address, and Phone number.

  • The Head of Household and any member 18 or older must provide their IRS Transcript for the current year.  You can request your transcript from the IRS office located nearest you or request them to be mailed to you by going online at www.irs.gov (if you request an online transcript, please provide the printed receipt showing a request was made).  You must provide the tax transcript even if you did not work or file taxes. (W-2 forms or taxes from your tax preparer are not accepted.)

  • Proof of TANF/Food stamps

  • Current bank statements for any assets including checking and savings account

  • Any family member 18 or older attending school must provide the School Name, Address, Phone number, and Fax number

  • Child Care: Provide the Name, Address, and Phone Number

  • ELDERLY/DISABLED FAMILIES ONLY: Provide a printout of the last 12 months of pharmacy payments and doctor/medical bills.

Porting from Phenix City Housing Authority

If a PCHA participant wants to Port their voucher to another area please contact Tonie Herman at 334-664-9997 x4059 to discuss the process.

 Portability Information or Questions?

Please Contact Tonie Herman, HCV Specialist  | 334-664-9991 x4059