24 CFR § 5.233 - Mandated use of HUD's Enterprise Income Verification (EIV) System.
(a) Programs subject to this section and requirements.
(1) The requirements of this section apply to entities administering assistance under the:
(ii) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program under 24 CFR part 982;
(iii) Moderate Rehabilitation program under 24 CFR part 882;
(iv) Project-based Voucher program under 24 CFR part 983;
(2) Processing entities must use HUD's EIV system in its entirety:
(i) As a third party source to verify tenant employment and income information during mandatory reexaminations or recertifications of family composition and income, in accordance with § 5.236, and administrative guidance issued by HUD; and
(ii) To reduce administrative and subsidy payment errors in accordance with HUD administrative guidance.
(b) Penalties for noncompliance. Failure to use the EIV system in its entirety may result in the imposition of sanctions and/or the assessment of disallowed costs associated with any resulting incorrect subsidy or tenant rent calculations, or both.