MCHA Responsibilities Help families succeed in the program through prevention, intervention, and enforcement of the rules. Actively assist families, elderly and disabled people, and landlords participate in the program. Follow Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity requirements. Maintain the process for applications, the waiting list, and selection for the program. Determine who can live in the unit based on HUD regulations. Request and verify information about the family when they enter the program and while they are in the program. Inspect the unit before the family moves in, schedule an annual inspection, and schedule an inspection when there is reason to believe that the unit may be damaged. Determine that the rent set by the landlord is allowed by the program and is reasonable. Determine the amount of rent the family must pay the landlord. Determine the amount of rent MCHA will pay the landlord. Make those payments on time. Establish the utility allowance for the unit. Enforce the contract with the landlord. Take action if the landlord does not maintain the unit up to program standards. Determine whether to terminate a family from the program if they do not meet their responsibilities. Offer a way to appeal this decision. Offer a Family Self-Sufficiency Program to help families succeed.