SomerVIP Initial Application
Section 8 Voucher Incentive Program Initial Application (MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO LEASE UP- until you receive eligibility approval from the Somerville Homeless Coalition, there is no guarantee that an individual will qualify for incentive payments for their landlord or realtor)
Completed forms will be submitted to Erin Reilly at the Somerville Homeless Coalition. For any questions, you can contact Erin Reilly at (617)623-6111 or
Name of Applicant
Section 8 Voucher (or other mobile voucher) Information
Please include the Housing Authority administering voucher, issue date, expiration date, whether you already received an extension, number of bedrooms, and maximum voucher amount.
Current Living Situation:
Place not meant for human habitation
Renting an apartment
To be eligible for SomerVIP funds, tenants must be current Somerville residents leasing up Somerville units for the first time with a Section 8 or other mobile voucher (e.g., MRVP) issued by any housing authority. Lease-ups must be NEW lease-ups except in very limited circumstances. If you are applying to lease up in your current unit with a Section 8 or other mobile voucher, please explain the circumstances. If you are applying to lease up a new unit for the first time, please explain why you need access to SomerVIP funds:
By electronically signing my name below, I acknowledge that the above information is true. I understand that if I am found eligible for SomerVIP funds I will be notified of my eligibility. I acknowledge that eligibility is not a commitment of payment and that a formal request must be placed once the RFTA and other Section 8 Documents have been signed by the landlord and submitted to SHC.
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