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RENTAL ASSISTANCE PROGRAM CHECKLIST & ONLINE FORM

An online form link can be found below. Please be sure you have the required documents ready which can be uploaded with the online form. In order to process your request as effeciently as possible, gather as many of the required documents together as you can and scan to PDF or take legible photos of your documents. If any documents cannot be submitted with the form or are missing, a Housing Specialist will identify those documents and work with you to submit them.

Required documents:  (Provide information for ALL household members.)

*Please note that the following list is all the requirements needed for approval. Once a housing specialist reviews application they will contact you to verify any missing items. Upon review you will have 5 business days to provide missing items.

Identification:

  • Photo Identification of all household members 18 years+
    • Driver’s License or State ID
    • Non USA citizens must provide passport
  • Social Security Numbers and Birth Date of all household members
  • Birth Certificate for only household members 5 years and younger

Income Verification: (must be dated within 30 days of application for all verifications)

  • Most current pay stubs covering the 30 days before the date of application
  • Social Security Statement of Benefit/Pension
  • Supplemental Social Security Income
  • Unemployment Benefit Statement
  • Monthly/quarterly financial statement; and G.E.T. if self-employed
  • DHS Notice for Financial or Food Stamps TANF/SNAP (Benefit History printed within 30 days)
  • Income Tax Returns
  • Receipts showing how tax refunds were spent
  • Income Tax Extension Letter
  • Other (Child support, Alimony, etc.)
  • COVID-19 income loss proof

Asset Verification:

  • Current Checking Account Statement (within 30 days of application)
  • Current Savings Account Statement (within 30 days of application)
  • Other (Stocks, bonds, cash on hand, etc.)

Lease Verification:

  • Copy of signed CURRENT lease or Unexecuted/Unsigned lease may be submitted if not currently living in the rental unit at the time of your rental application. However, check will not be released until submittal of signed lease.
  • Utility Deposit Statement/Print Out from Utility Company
  • MEO W-9 Form with Landlord/Property Managers Signature
    • Landlord’s General Excise Tax Number (G.E.T.)
    • Tax Map Key (T.M.K.) Numbers Form

Back Rent/Eviction Verification:

  • Letter from Public Housing, Landlord, Homeless or transitional shelter addressed to applicant

Letter - must include the following:

  • Date of Eviction Letter & Date applicant must vacate the premises
  • Dates of unpaid rent with amounts & Breakdown of costs and total amount owing
  • Printed name, contact number and Signature of evicting or current landlord

Mortgage

  • Statement with address and current due date

Other:

  • Letter from applicant explaining why assistance is needed and/or why you are behind on rent/mortgage
  • Current Credit Report for all adults in the household (www.annualcreditreport.com)
  • Mandatory attendance of Financial Literacy class
  • Rental Subsidy Letter (HUD of DHS) – HUD Notice of Rent Adjustment
  • Home Inspection from HUD (front page of House Inspection form indicting box, passed)

Online Form

Printable PDF Form - Download Here

Fillable W9 Form (link opens in new tab directly from IRS)

Who we are

Maui Economic Opportunity, Inc. (MEO), chartered on March 22, 1965 is a private non-profit Community Action Agency. The current annual operating budget is $17 million dollars. MEO provides outreach and information, and administers human service programs to low-income persons, the youth, elderly, immigrants, ex-offenders, persons with disabilities and medical needs...

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