Housing and Economic Development 
1901 Main Street, Suite C
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Direct Deposit FAQs

  Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Section 8 Owner/Landlord Direct Deposit Enrollment   

Would you like to have your monthly Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) be directly deposited into your bank account instead of receiving a paper check?  

To enroll for this direct deposit program, please download and complete the Authorization for Direct Deposit Form and mail the original, with a voided check attached, to the address shown on the form. (Instructions for completing form)  

 We encourage all Section 8 Owners/Landlords to sign up for Direct Deposit!  

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I sign up?
2. Where do I find the federal reserve code and/or bank code?
3. How can I get an email address?
4. Will I be receiving a statement in the mail?
5. What if I need to make changes to my bank account?
6. Can I fax or email my filled out Authorization Agreement for Direct Deposit?
7. What if I have additional questions?

1. How do I sign up?
Complete, print and mail the Authorization Agreement for Direct Deposit.

2. Where do I find the federal reserve code and/or bank code?
You can find it on your check (upper right hand corner – most checks). Refer to Enrollment Instructions – How to read your check.

3. How can I get an email address?
If you don’t have an email address, you can sign up for any free email service, such as Yahoo mail, Hotmail, or Gmail.

4. Will I be receiving a statement in the mail?
No, you will be receiving your statement (check stub) via email. It is important you provide us with a valid email address.

5. What if I need to make changes to my bank account?
If you need to make any changes to any of the items on your Authorization Agreement, you need to contact us immediately and submit a new form no later than the 10th of the month in order for the changes to take effect on the 1st of the following month. Do not contact your financial institution.

6. Can I fax or email my filled out Authorization Agreement for Direct Deposit?
No. You must mail the completed form with your original signature to:

City of Santa Monica – Housing Authority
ATTN: Direct Deposit
1901 Main St., 1st Floor, Suite. A
Santa Monica, CA 90405.

You can also drop the form off in person.

7. What if I have additional questions?
You can contact us at (310) 458-8743 during our regular business hours and we will be happy to assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

If you have any questions, please contact us at (310) 458-8743.

 

 

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