Participants in HACSM housing assistance programs must report (in writing) changes in income

Increases in Income

If your income has increased, you must notify HACSM. Generally, increases in income are not processed between re-examinations except for families enrolled in the Family Self Sufficiency (FSS) program.

  • Submit in writing your change of income to your Housing Specialist, advising of the type of income that has increased.
  • Provide verification of the income that has increased, which can include: paystubs, offer of employment, revised child support documentation, or Social Security award letters.
  • You will be notified in writing if additional information is needed.
  • You will be notified in writing if there are any changes to your rent portion including the effective date of the change.
     
Decreases in Income

If your income has decreased, you must notify HACSM. Decreases will be reviewed by your Housing Specialist.

  • Submit in writing your change of income to your Housing Specialist, advising of the income that has decreased.
  • Provide verification of the income that has decreased, which can include: paystubs, notification of termination of employment, revised child support documentation, or Social Security award letters.
  • You will be notified in writing if additional information is needed.
  • You will be notified in writing if there are any changes to your rent portion including the effective date of the change.