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Portability    mchahcv@bajabb.com

The MCHA will accept families with a valid Housing Choice Voucher from another Housing Authority and we will be billing that Housing Authority.

Portability of the Housing Choice Voucher
(also called "Section 8 Voucher")

You may take your voucher and transfer to any city in the United States which has a Housing Authority that administers a Section 8 program as long as:

  • You are not in your first year of the term of your lease, and

  • You have not violated the Family Obligations listed on the voucher, and

  • You do not owe the MCHA or another Housing Authority money, and

  • The family has not moved under portability within the previous 12-month period.

  • You follow administrative plan of voucher issuant.

The MCHA will accept families with a valid Housing Choice Voucher from another Housing Authority; the MCHA will be billing incoming portables.

For more information about portability, please visit the HUD website.

For questions about porting into or out of the Housing Authority of the County of Montezuma,
contact us by email at:
hcv@mc-ha.org