Authorization for Release of Information
I/We authorize and direct any Federal, State or local agency, organizations, business, or individual to release to and verify any application for participation in USDA Rural Development, LIHTC, TDHCA and HOME in administering and enforcing program rules and policies. I also consent for USDA Rural Development, LIHTC, TDHCA and HOME to release information from my file about my rental history to Tenant Tracker, credit bureaus, collection agencies or future landlords. This includes records on my payment history and any violations of my lease or policies.
I/We understand that depending on program policies and requirements, previous or current information regarding my/our household or me may be needed. Verifications and inquiries that may be requested include but are not limited to:
- Identity and Marital Status
- Employment, Income, and Assets
- Medical or Child Care
- Credit and Criminal Activity
- Residential and Rental Activity
GROUPS OR INDIVIDUALS THAT MAY BE ASKED
The groups or individuals that may be asked to release the above information (depending on program requirements) include but are not limited to:
- Previous Landlords (Including Housing Agencies)
- Schools and Colleges
- Law Enforcement Agencies Retirement Systems
- Medical and Child Care Providers Credit Providers and Credit Bureaus
- Past and Present Employers Welfare Agencies
- State Unemployment Agencies Social Security Administration
- Veterans Administration Support and Alimony Providers
- Banks and other Financial Institutions
COMPUTER MATCHING NOTICE AND CONSENT
I/We understand and agree the properties affordable programs may conduct computer matching programs to verify the information supplied for my application or recertification. If a computer match is done, I understand that I have a right to notification of any adverse information found and a chance to disprove incorrect information. These agencies may in the course of its duties exchange information with other Federal Agencies, Department of Defense, Office of Personnel Management, the U.S. Postal Service, the Social Security Agency, and State welfare and AFDC agencies.
I/We agree that a photocopy of this authorization may be used for the purposes stated above. The original of the authorization is on file with the property and will stay in effect for one year and one month from the date signed. I understand I have a right to review my file and correct any information that I can prove incorrect.