Resident Forms & Documents
House Rules are necessary to define acceptable activities and behavior. Rules are not meant to infringe on the rights of any one resident, but to protect the rights of all the residents, property owners, management, grounds, and building.
MCHA properties have become smoke-free effective 1/1/2018. This means no smoking on our properties or in our units for either staff, tenants, or guests. Those who wish to smoke must be outdoors and 25 feet away from the property.
Emergency Transfers Policy for VAWA
MCHA is concerned about the safety if its tenants and such concern extends to tenants who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. In accordance with the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), MCHA allows tenants who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking to request an emergency transfer from the tenant’s current unit to another unit in MCHA’s portfolio of managed developments.
We want your stay with the Mercer Housing County Authority to be the best possible experience. We’ve put together a handy guide to help you settle into your new home. You can request a Resident’s Guide from your property manager or download a PDF version below.
This a sample of general lease from MCHA.
Violence Against Women's Act (VAWA)
What Applicants, Tenants, Owners, and Landlords need to know about VAWA.
The Mercer County Housing Authority strictly adheres to fair housing laws. Fair housing protects individuals and families against discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, and familial status.