Landlord Information

AHA is always looking for new Landlords to work with.  Below is some information that may be useful for those considering accepting our vouchers as well as for Landlords we currently work with.

If you have any questions or have information you would like to see posted, please contact Tim Pittman by email at tim.pittman@abileneha.org or phone at (325) 676-6385 ext. 6389.


Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Information

"A Good Place to Live" – This document is provided by HUD to inform tenants what a unit must have to be considered eligible for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.  Everyone who is issued a voucher has a copy of this document.

Commonly Failed HQS items: Click here to download.

Texas Smoke Alarm Requirements: Click here to download.

HQS Inspection Form used by AHA for every inspection performed: Click here to download.

Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) – Click on the following links to see:


Do you have available rental units? Are you having trouble locating tenants that can afford your unit? Are you, or someone you know, interested in participating in our program?

You may have the perfect house for one of the hundreds of families we help each year!

Benefits of participation include:

  • You receive a guaranteed monthly payment on the first of every month via direct deposit.
  • You retain total control. You can collect a security deposit, use your own lease, and screen tenants according to your own suitability criteria.
  • You receive free annual inspections to ensure maximum property upkeep.
  • By participating in the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program, you are helping low-income families obtain housing.

Call or e-mail Tim Pittman if you are interested in becoming a NEW HCV Landlord. He can be reached at (325) 676-6385 ext. 6389 or tim.pittman@abileneha.org.

We are always happy to answer any questions prospective Landlords may have. 

The New Landlord Packet is available upon request.  Please contact our receptionist at (325) 676-6385 ext. 6385 to receive a copy. 


Quarterly Landlord Meetings:

Abilene Housing Authority hosts Quarterly Landlord Meetings for all participating and interested landlords.  At these meetings, program changes, updates, and refreshers will be shared, and there is always time for questions and answers.  Please see the calendar of events for the dates and times of these meetings as well as other events that pertain to our landlord partners. 

Click here for Landlord Access.