Landlord Information

How does the program work for landlords?

Benefits to the Landlords

  • Rental property is leased that otherwise might be vacant.
  • Initial and annual inspections ensure the property is maintained in accordance with program guidelines.
  • Part or all of the tenant’s rent is paid directly to the landlord each month.

Procedure for Landlords

Landlords enter into a 12-month lease agreement with the tenant and into a Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) Contract (Sample) with VH. VH makes subsidized housing assistance payments to the landlord/property manager on behalf of the tenant. Landlords must enforce the terms of the lease agreement and comply with the terms of the HAP Contract. 

In addition, the landlord must maintain the property in accordance with Housing Quality Standards (HQS), which are standards specified by HUD. Discrimination is prohibited in this federally funded program.

Tenants and landlords have legal protections under the Virginia Residential Landlord and Tenant Act (VRLTA). The VRLTA applies to most residential rental properties in Virginia. To review the Landlord and Tenant Act, click here.


Landlords are provided an annual newsletter and/or training events. To subscribe, please click here to join.  For the latest newsletter, please click here

Become an Approved Landlord

If you are interested in learning more about becoming an approved landlord, please submit your information here to be considered.

Contact Us

  1. Physical Address

    69 Kabler Lane

    Rustburg, VA 24588

    Mailing Address

    P.O. Box 860

    Rustburg, VA 24588


    434-332-9873 Fax


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