Frequently Asked Questions

Waiting List Renewal | FAQ

 

 

Who is affected by the Waitlist Refresh?

  • The HACSD will send Waitlist Renewal letters and forms to all the applicants currently on the HACSD’s Rental Assistance waiting list.

 

What is the purpose of the Rental Assistance waiting list refresh?

  • The primary goal of the Housing Authority of the County of San Diego is to obtain current information on interested individuals and to remove applicants who are no longer interested in being on the Rental Assistance waiting list.

 

When is the return deadline for the Waitlist Renewal forms?

  • The return deadline for the Waitlist Renewal forms is April 29, 2019.

 

Why is HACSD requiring all applicants to complete and return the Waitlist Renewal forms?

  • We are required to maintain accurate waiting list information such as address, income, household size and family type. The Waitlist Renewal forms must be returned on or before the return deadline to maintain your position on the waiting list with the original date and time of application.

 

What happens if I don’t return the Waiting List Renewal forms?

  • For applicants who do not respond or for returned mail that reads, “undeliverable, unknown address or return to sender,” the applicants will be removed from the waiting list.

 

Am I able to go on the applicant portal to update my waiting list information?

  • No, applicants will not be able to update their information on the applicant portal during the Waitling List Renewal period. The HACSD will send Waiting List Renewal letters and forms to all the applicants currently on the waiting list requesting each applicant to complete and return the Waiting List Renewal forms in the pre-paid postage envelope provided to maintain their position on the waiting list with the original date and time of application.

 

What happens when I return the Waiting List Renewal forms on or before April 29, 2019?

  • For the applicants who respond and return the Waiting List Renewal forms on or before April 29, 2019 will have their information updated and will remain on the waiting list with the original date and time of application.
 

What if I return the Waiting List Renewal forms after April 29, 2019?

  • For the applicants who respond and return the Waiting List Renewal forms after April 29, 2019 will not have their information updated and will be removed from the waiting list.

 

What happens if I don’t turn in both pages of the Waiting List Renewal forms?

  • If only one of the pages of the Waiting List Renewal forms is received, the applicant will be removed from the waiting list.

 

What if the forms I return are incomplete?

  • If both pages of the forms are received but are incomplete, the applicant will remain on the waiting list, however applicants may not receive preferences depending on what data they did NOT include on the form.

 

What if I’m removed from the waiting list for not responding to the letter, do I have to reapply to be placed on the waiting list?

  • Yes, applicants who are removed from the waiting list will have to reapply to be placed back on the waiting list. The waiting list applicants who reapply to be placed back on the waiting list will be positioned on the waiting list as of the date and time they reapply.
 
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