The Alachua County Housing Authority (ACHA) is dedicated to investigating allegations of
suspected fraud by ACHA Public Housing clients, Housing Choice Voucher clients, and landlords
receiving federal funds through Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) contracts with the ACHA.
What is Fraud?
We define fraud as making false statements or misrepresentations of material facts in order
to obtain some benefit or payment for which no entitlement would otherwise exist.
When Fraud is discovered the ACHA may do one or more of the following actions:
1. Require the resident to enter to a repayment agreement to repay the amount in question.
2. Refer the case to Florida Department of Law Enforcement (F.D.L.E.) for investigation and prosecution. or
3. Terminate the household's rental assistance.