$500 Signing Bonus for New FWHS Landlords

By September 9, 2020 Landlord News

Fort Worth Housing Solutions is searching for good landlords who want to help individuals and families find safe, affordable housing with a guaranteed payment stream and is offering a $500 signing bonus for new landlords who contract with the agency between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31.

To qualify, the property owner may not have contracted with FWHS during the previous three years and must sign a FWHS Housing Assistance Payment contract for the Housing Choice Voucher Program by Dec. 31, 2020. The program will continue while funding remains available.

FWHS landlords benefit in many ways:

  • Prompt rental payments directly deposited into your bank account each month
  • Adjustments made to FWHS portion of rent if a voucher holder’s income is reduced and reported timely
  • Regular inspection of units
  • Requirement that voucher holders take a “Good Neighbor/Good Tenant” class.

For more information, please contact Selarstean Mitchell, vice president of assisted housing, at smitchell@fwhs.org, or Landlord Liaison RaVonda Thompson at rthompson@fwhs.org.

Click here to view the online training orientation for new landlords.

FAQs

Q: How will the incentive be paid?

A: The incentive will be paid via paper check, and separate from the tenant’s housing assistance payments.

Q: When will the incentive be paid?

A: The incentive will be paid when all requested lease and contract paperwork is completed, returned, and the file is processed for its first payment.

Q: Can I qualify for more than one incentive?

A: Yes, owners may receive an incentive for up to three contracts with an effective date between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, 2020.