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Welcome to the Broward County Housing Authority Partner Portal.
When establishing a new account, PLEASE USE YOUR TAX ID NUMBER, OR IF YOU ARE A CORPORATION OR LLC, USE THE ASSOCIATED FEDERAL ID NUMBER.
Notice to Managing Agents: The Portal allows only 1 landlord account per User Name.  If you are managing multiple landlord accounts please call (954) 739-1114 ext 1366 to be established as a Managing Agent.  You will then be able to view all landlord accounts under your control.  Thank you.

OWNER NOTIFICATION OF PROGRAM CHANGES

RE: Notice of changes in payment standards for the Housing Choice Voucher program

Dear Owner/Property Manager,

Effective April 1, 2018, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) required an important change in the way Broward County Housing Authority operates the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. Under the new approach, the payment standard used to determine the maximum subsidy amount the BCHA provides will be based on Fair Market Rents set at the ZIP code level, rather than the metropolitan-area level. The new ZIP-code level rent estimates are known as Small Area Fair Market Rents (SAFMRs).

This shift to SAFMRs means that payment standards will now be based on the localized rent for each ZIP code, as opposed to typical rent levels across the entire metropolitan area. The purpose of this change is to promote a more effective system that allows HCV-assisted families to access higher-cost housing in low-poverty areas. As a result, the payment standard for units you rent through the HCV program may change. Depending on the ZIP code in which your rental units are located, your tenant’s voucher and payment standard may increase, stay the same, or decrease. Please see the attached table, SAFMR Payment Standard by ZIP Code, which lists payment standard amounts for all ZIP codes effective May 1, 2018

As annual reexaminations of income and eligibility for current HCV tenants are conducted, the Housing Assistance Payment provided by Broward County Housing Authority will be determined using the new SAFMR payment standards. At that time, you will be given additional information about how your properites will be impacted. 

We welcome you to register to attend one of our upcoming informational workshop sessions for owners and property managers.  If you have questions about this change or would like additional information, please visit our website at www.bchafl.org, or via email at  safmr@bchafl.org or call (954)739-1114 ext. 2340.

TERMS OF SERVICE

By accessing this web application, you are agreeing to be bound by these Terms and Conditions of Use, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws.

In addition, you consent to receive the 1099 statement electronically.
(If you do not consent to receive the 1099 statement electronically, a paper copy will be provided.  The consent applies to every year the statement is furnished immediately following the date of the consent.  If you wish to obtain a paper 1099 copy after giving consent, you may email finance_dept@bchafl.org or call 954-739-1114 ext 1366.  
The consent may be withdrawn at any time by furnishing the withdrawal in writing (electronically or on paper) to finance_dept@bchafl.org or call 954-739-1114 ext 1366.  Confirmation of the withdrawal also will be in writing (electronically or on paper).