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I am applying for hud low income senior housing. I have an eviction; however, it has nothing to do with rent. It was for bogus

Seattle, WA |

damages to the unit. My attorney said they had no case. However, I missed a hearing because I was away doing a prison ministry. Can the apartment where I want to move to ignore the hud rules on evictions in this case?

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Attorney answers 1


The HUD handbook has very specific rules on who is and who is not eligible for tenancy. Generally, an eviction or an unpaid debt to a prior landlord bars your eligibility. However, there are exceptions; for example, if you can show you are current on a repayment plan. You should speak with your assigned caseworker about how to resolve this history and gain or keep your eligibility.