Selecting A Tenant

Kelso Housing Authority's intake process for approving participants is included in their
Administrative Plan. This process is designed to verify the family's suitability for
participation in the rental assistance program.


The owner is responsible for the screening and selection of their tenants based on a family's tenancy history.

The Housing Authority has not screened the family's behavior or suitability for tenancy. It is beneficial for the owner to consider a family's background.

In screening a family's tenancy history an owner may consider such factors as: