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Reporting Income Changes - Public Housing

For Current Participants

PUBLIC HOUSING RENTAL ASSISTANCE PARTICIPANTS

ALL CHANGES OF INCOME
MUST BE REPORTED
WITHIN
10
BUSINESS
DAYS

IF YOU ARE RESIDING IN KELSO HOUSING AUTHORITY PUBLIC HOUSING PROPERTY YOU MUST REPORT ALL INCOME CHANGES

At the Kelso Housing Authority, participants of the Public Housing rental assistance programs


MUST REPORT ALL INCOME CHANGES WITHIN 10 BUSINESS DAYS

You can pick up the necessary paperwork to report your changes
in the Kelso Housing Authority Lobby


This means that if you have a:

  • Wage increase or decrease
  • Start a new job or end employment
  • Employment Compensation increase or decrease
  • Labor & Industries Compensation increase or decrease
  • Child support income increase or decrease
  • Public Assistance income (TANF, or other programs) increase or decrease
  • Social Security income increase or decrease



You must report your change within 10 business days.

HOW DO I REPORT AN INCOME CHANGE?

Q: HOW DO I REPORT AN INCOME CHANGE?

A:
All changes must be reported in writing. To report your change pick up the CHANGE OF CIRCUMSTANCES PACKET located in the Housing Authority Lobby.

KELSO HOMES DUPLEXES CHANGE OF INCOME PACKET =
ORANGE
COWLITZ VILLA CHANGE OF INCOME PACKET =
BLUE
THE CHINOOK CHANGE OF INCOME PACKET =
GREY

Q: CAN I JUST CALL THE HOUSING AUTHORITY TO REPORT MY CHANGE?


A: No. All changes must be reported in writing using the appropriate Change Packet. Change packets are designed to help you to gather all of the documents necessary to verify your change.

Q: WHAT PAPERS DO I NEED TO PROVE MY CHANGE?

A: The CHANGE OF CIRCUMSTANCE PACKET from the Housing Authority office will guide you in collecting all of the required paperwork. If you have questions please call the office, we are happy to help you.

HERE IS A LIST OF DOCUMENTS COMMONLY REQUIRED FOR A CHANGE

INCOME DOCUMENTS:

  • PAYSTUBS (3 MONTHS)
  • PRINT OUT FROM EMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION
  • PRINT OUT FROM LABOR AND INDUSTRIES
  • PRINT OUT FROM CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT
  • PRINT OUT FROM SOCIAL SECURITY
  • PRINT OUT FROM DSHS (PUBLIC ASSISTANCE, TANF)
  • PRINT OUT FROM COLLEGE FOR STUDENT LOANS / GRANTS
  • TITLE OR REGISTRATION OF VEHICLE PURCHASED IN LAST YEAR
  • CURRENT MAILED BANK STATEMENT ( 1 MONTH ONLY)
  • BONDS OR CD'S
  • PRINT OUT OF LUMP SUM MONIES (ie INHERITANCES)


EXPENSES:

  • PRINT OUT FROM CHILD CARE EXPENSES
  • PRINT OUT / RECEIPTS FOR OUT OF POCKET MEDICAL EXPENSES (Elderly and/or Disabled Participants only)


IN ORDER FOR THE PROGRAM COORDINATOR TO ADJUST THE FOLLOWING MONTH'S RENT
PARTICIPANTS MUST SUBMIT CHANGE OF CIRCUMSTANCE DOCUMENTS
TO THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OFFICE BEFORE 3PM ON THE
20TH OF THE MONTH

WHERE DO I TURN IN MY PAPERWORK?

NEVER LEAVE DOCUMENTS OUTSIDE OF THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OFFICE

TO PROTECT YOUR IDENTITY AND YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
NEVER LEAVE DOCUMENTS OUTSIDE OF THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OFFICE


ALL PAPERWORK MUST BE SUBMITTED
INSIDE THE HOUSING AUTHORITY OFFICE BEFORE 3:45 PM.


IF YOU NEED TO SUBMIT OR SIGN PAPERWORK AND CAN NOT BE AT THE KELSO HOUSING AUTHORITY DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS CALL YOUR COORDINATOR TO MAKE AN ARRANGEMENT.


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