PHAs connect on Yardi
Leverage connectivity & simplify compliance
Revolutionize the way households sign up for waiting lists, qualify for your properties and communicate with your staff. RENTCafé PHA replaces handwritten notes, physical file storage and lengthy applicant interviews with a private, online user experience.
RENTCafé PHA supports compliance with Public Housing, Housing Choice Vouchers, HUD 50058 and all major affordable housing program requirements.
How do you save time updating waitlists?
“We purged nearly 40% of the names on our outdated waiting list with Save My Spot, a feature of RENTCafé PHA, in a matter of days.”
Improve Application Data Quality
Make it easy for applicants to submit eligibility documentation, without filling out a stack of paperwork. The online workflow uses an intuitive question and answer interface that simplifies the process of submitting personal information and fosters high data accuracy.
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RENTCafé PHA automatically checks to ensure applicants complete required steps, reducing staff time following up on incomplete applications.
Expedite With Portals
Use online tools to improve communication with prospects, residents, participants and landlords. Role-specific web portals enable fast, easy access for your agency to send and receive information from all stakeholders.
Portals include workflows for users to:
- Join your PHA waiting list
- Check waiting list status
- Apply for a housing program
- Make payments and request maintenance (current residents and participants)
- Receive assistance (private landlords and owners)
- Verify household information for program compliance
Save staff and applicants time by reducing the need for face-to-face meetings. With RENTCafé PHA, users can log in anytime, anywhere to complete an application, review their status and make updates.
Residents can also use RENTCafé PHA to:
- Complete annual recertifications
- Update household information
- Enter work orders
- View account information
- Make online payments for rent and other charges
Reduce the Cost of Compliance
Streamline application review and approval processes for increased transparency and faster decision making. Eliminating hand-keyed errors produces accurate and timely compliance reports.
RENTCafé PHA provides access to in-depth insight into all data entered by applicants, including a history of each change.
Cut Fair Housing Risk
Reduce exposure to fair housing claims by providing applicants with a non-coached, consistent application process.
Provide equal access to housing opportunities. RENTCafé PHA translates your application interviews from English into more than 80 languages.
Spend Less on Paper & Storage
Prospects upload application documents to RENTCafé PHA without the hassle of mailing or dropping off paperwork. Electronic applications eliminate the cost and risk of storing physical files.
See how Lakeland Housing Authority does it
Extend Your Platform
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