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Low Income Housing

Kellar Realty & Property Management Inc. has a limited number of properties that are registered with the Jacksonville Housing Authority as low income housing. These properties are registered for use with Section 8 Vouchers.

Please call us an ask about availability of these properties at 904-269-7253

For information on whether you qualify for the Section 8 program or need to be registered please contact the JAX Housing Authority directly or, follow the links below

Jacksonville Housing Authority   https://www.jaxha.org/section-8

There are six steps to participation in the program.  They are as follows:

  1. Participant Briefing and Issuance of Voucher
    Due to Covid-19, we are unable to conduct oral briefings, therefore in order to meet this requirement, you must follow the link below and read and sign each document. Incomplete documents will result in delay. Please return these documents via e-mail to HCV@jaxha.org or the mail bin located next to the front door of the building at 1300 N. Broad Street Jacksonville, Florida 32202. Briefing Package
  2. Voucher Holder Searches for Housing
  3. Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Inspection Performed on Property Selected
  4. Rent Reasonableness Determination
  5. Execution of Lease and HAP Contract
  6. Rent & Housing Assistance Payments Begin

Under the program, both families and Property Owners have requirements and responsibilities.

Voucher Holder requirements include:

  • Comply with HCV program rules
  • Comply with the terms of their lease with the Property Owner
  • Permit housing inspections
  • Report changes in income and household composition
  • Maintain good condition of the unit throughout the terms of the lease

Property Owner responsibilities include:

  • Screen all applicants for suitability as tenants
  • Collect the tenant’s portion of the rent
  • Comply with landlord-tenant and fair housing laws
  • Comply with the terms of their lease with the tenant
  • Comply with the terms of their contract with JHA
  • Permit inspections
  • Make timely repairs to keep the property in good condition