Committing fraud is a violation of the Section 8 program’s rules and responsibilities. HABD will take action against applicants, program participants and owners who commit fraud, bribery and other corrupt or criminal acts. Program participants who commit fraud could be required to repay all overpaid rental assistance and/or have their Section 8 assistance terminated.
If you know or suspect someone who commits fraud, bribery or other corrupt or criminal acts, please report it immediately by calling the HABD Fraud Hotline at 205-521-7460, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., to make an anonymous complaint.
Anything reported is strictly confidential. Due to privacy laws, HABD may not provide any information about program participants or the outcome of an investigation. Intentional misreporting of information may be actionable and subject to criminal investigation.
More information is available by contacting Sterling Bethea, Director of Leased Housing at (205) 521-6360 or firstname.lastname@example.org.