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What is the Moderate Rehabilitation (Mod Rehab) program?
The Mod Rehab program provides Project-Based Rental Assistance for low to moderate income families. Project-based rentals are a component of the Housing Authority of the City of Frederick (HACF) Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program in which the HACF have a contract with a specific building/property to fill the vacancies with participants from the Mod Rehab waiting list.
What is a Project-Based Voucher?
Under the Project-Based Rental Assistance program, the HACF refers families from its waiting list to the landlord of the specific building to fill vacancies. Since the assistance is tied to the unit, a family who moves away from a Project-Based unit does not have any right to continued housing assistance. However, they may be eligible for a Tenant-Based Housing Choice Voucher when one becomes available.
General Eligibility & Guidelines
To be eligible, an applicant's household income cannot exceed 200% of the prevailing federal poverty level standard for Frederick. A background check is required and a Criminal Offender Records Information (CORI) screening will be conducted prior to admitting an applicant to the program.
For Moderate Rehabilitation, please see the Income Guidelines.
What steps must I take to participate in the program?
Completion of a Housing Choice voucher application form is required.
If you are eligible for the Project-Based Voucher program and the waiting list is open, you must complete an application before your name can be placed on the waiting list. The HACF will then contact the landlord to see if there are any vacancies available and then the landlord will select families for a specific unit only after screening each family.