PHA Didn't Give Resident Sufficient Notice

PHA Didn't Give Resident Sufficient Notice



Facts: A local PHA knew that a resident was incarcerated at the county jail when it sent a letter to her home address notifying her that it was terminating her housing assistance payments. The resident completed her sentence, returned to her unit, and discovered the termination notice after the appeal deadline had passed.

The PHA denied her request for a hearing as untimely. The resident sued, claiming denial of due process, and asked the court to require that her housing assistance payments be continued while the lawsuit was pending.

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