Terms of Use

LANDLORD, TENANT, AND GENERAL USERS

This service is provided by Affordable Housing Network, LLC, a private listing service ("AHN") for use by landlords, tenants and general users, as follows:
Tenant leads are provided by AHN independently of your local housing authority. For confidentiality reasons, your local housing agency cannot provide you with tenant information directly. This service is not owned or subsidized by any housing authority, HUD, or other government agency.

By visiting or using AHN's Website at www.GOsection8.com (the "Service") the user of the Service ("User") agrees to the following terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions"). These Terms and Conditions apply to all visitors and/or Users of this Service. If the User does not want to be bound to these terms and conditions the User should not access or use this Service. By accessing this Service, the User acknowledges acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. If the User violates any of these Terms and Conditions, AHN reserves the right to seek all remedies available by law and in equity against the User for such violations.

General Use, Copyright, Licenses
All materials provided on www.GOsection8.com (sometimes referred to as the "Website"), including, but not limited to, all text, logos, designs, graphics, images, sounds, information, software, documents, products and services (collectively, the "Materials"), and the selection, arrangement and display thereof, are the copyrighted works of AHN and/or its vendors or suppliers. All Materials herein and all AHN software are proprietary to AHN and protected by worldwide copyright and other intellectual property laws. Except as stated herein, none of the Materials may be modified, copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, sold, compiled, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or other means, without the prior express written permission of AHN. You may print and download portions of the Materials from the different areas of the Service solely for your own non-commercial use provided that:

  • You are a potential or actual renter;
  • You make limited copies of any portions of the Materials downloaded from the different areas of the Service solely for your non-commercial use;
  • If you are a property owner, manager, or landlord and that the Materials are used only for purposes of using the Service expressly offered by AHN;
  • Any other copying, redistribution, retransmission or publication of any downloaded material, is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of AHN or any third party information provider to the Website. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from the Materials downloaded from the Service.

As used herein, the term "Posting Agent" refers to a third-party agent, service, broker, property manager, marketing representative or intermediary that offers to post Content to AHN on behalf of others. AHN prohibits the use of Posting Agents, directly or indirectly, without the express written permission of AHN and the other party, owner or property manager.

You acknowledge that you are solely responsible for your own Content posted with AHN and accept the consequences of posting, transmitting, linking or publishing it. You affirm, acknowledge, represent, and warrant that: (i) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and written permissions to post such Content and authorize AHN to enable inclusion and use of the Content (ii) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person or business related to the Content and written authority to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person or business to enable inclusion and use of the Content with AHN.

Indemnification
User agrees to indemnify and hold AHN harmless against any claim, action, legal proceeding, damages, liability, settlements, expenses (including attorneys' fees) and other costs relating to (i) breach of any of the Terms and Conditions by any party; (ii) User's negligence or misconduct in using the Service, the Website or the Materials, or (iii) claims that the User has infringed the copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent, or other proprietary right of AHN or a third party.

Some GoSection8.com procedures may involve the distribution of your listing or other information to third-party Web sites not associated with Affordable Housing Network LLC. Affordable Housing Network LLC is not responsible for and makes no warranties or representations pertaining to third-party Web sites. You are responsible for ensuring that your listing or other information complies with the terms of use associated with any third-party Web site. You acknowledge that your use of any third-party Web site will be treated in accordance with that third party Web site's own privacy policy.

Subscription Based Services
Membership Services are accessed through both free and paid subscriptions. The Basic Landlord Listing Membership is free. Listings associated with this membership must be updated monthly to remain active. Monthly memberships are billed at the stated monthly rate at the time of purchase. You agree to pay AHN your monthly subscription rate for the first 30 days of the subscription service and your monthly rate thereafter on a recurring basis. You agree to authorize AHN to process payment of such fees in the same manner as you selected when you initiated the purchase until you cancel your subscription. Annual memberships are billed at the stated annual rate at the time of purchase. You agree to pay AHN your annual subscription rate for the first 365 days of the subscription service and your annual rate thereafter on a recurring basis. You agree to authorize AHN to process payment of such fees in the same manner as you selected when you initiated the purchase until you cancel your subscription. Quarterly memberships are billed at the stated quarterly rate at the time of purchase. You agree to pay AHN your quarterly subscription rate for the first 3 months of the subscription service and your quarterly rate thereafter on a recurring basis. You agree to authorize AHN to process payment of such fees in the same manner as you selected when you initiated the purchase until you cancel your subscription. Memberships are non-refundable. AHN reserves the right to remove any posting or member account at any time for any violation of any of these terms.

SMS
  • Message and Data Rates May Apply.
  • Message frequency is recurring and varies based on user subscription and account setup.
  • You can opt-out anytime by selecting “No” under SMS Preferences in the My Account page.
  • Consent not a condition of purchase.
  • Messages will be sent to the phone number provided.


User-to-User Communication and Sharing
AHN offers landlords the ability to share information, observations, and comments with other landlords by allowing Users to post updates and other information. Please note that ideas you post and information you share may be seen and used by other Users, and AHN cannot guarantee that other Users will not use the ideas and information that you share on the Website. Therefore, if you have an idea or information that you would like to keep confidential and/or don’t want others to use, or that is subject to third party rights that may be infringed by your sharing it, do not post it on the Website. AHN IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR A USER’S MISUSE OR MISAPPROPRIATION OF ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION YOU POST ON THE WEBSITE. User agrees to hold AHN harmless, to the same extent as set forth above, for any harm or damage User may sustain resulting from such information, or information relating to their listings, being viewed, used, or commented on by any other Users.

How Do I Cancel My Membership?
You may cancel your subscription at any time by logging in to your account and clicking on the "My Account" link. Within the "My Account" page you will find a "Cancel" link at the bottom. Your automated billing will cease immediately upon canceling your account. Your account, however, will remain active until the conclusion of the subscription period in effect. Canceled memberships are neither refunded nor prorated.

GOVERNMENT USERS AND CONTRACTORS

This service is provided by Affordable Housing Network, LLC, a private listing service ("AHN") for Housing Authorities, Finance Authorities and other government agencies and related parties contracting or using AHN services.

By utilizing or contracting for AHN services at wwwGOsection8.com (the "Service") the users or licensees of the Service ("Users") agree to the following terms and conditions (the "Terms and Conditions"). These Terms and Conditions apply to all visitors and/or Users of this Service, whether entering into a separate signed written agreement with AHN or otherwise utilizing this site and Services.  If the User does not want to be bound to these Terms and Conditions the User should not access or use this Service. By accessing this Service, the User acknowledges acceptance of these Terms and Conditions. If the User violates any of these Terms and Conditions, AHN reserves the right to seek all remedies available in this agreement and by law and in equity for such violations.

General Use, Copyright, Licenses
All materials provided on the www.GOsection8.com website (the "Website"), including, but not limited to, all text, logos, designs, graphics, images, sounds, information, software, documents, products and services (the "Materials") and the selection, arrangement and display thereof, are the copyrighted works of AHN and/or its vendors or suppliers. All Materials and all AHN software are proprietary to AHN and are protected by worldwide copyright and other intellectual property laws. Except as stated herein, none of the Materials  may be modified, copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, sold, compiled, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or other means, without the prior express written permission of AHN. You may print and download portions of the Materials from the different areas of the Service solely for your own non-commercial use provided that:

• You have contracted or entered into a separate agreement with AHN; 
• The Material is used only for purposes of using the Service expressly offered by AHN. in a separate written signed agreement;
• Public Housing Authorities ("PHA") will be granted limited use and rights to print or copy any portions of the Website for distribution to potential or actual renters, provided that such renters are required to accept terms of use similar to these. Any other copying, redistribution, retransmission or publication of any downloaded material, is strictly prohibited without the express written consent of AHN or any third party information provider to the Website. You agree not to change or delete any proprietary notices from the Materials downloaded from the Service.

Early Termination and Protection of AHN Data and Services
It is agreed by the Users contracting with AHN if there is a material change in the management of the Housing Authority, Finance Authorities or parties contracting with AHN which results in the management or control of these entities being assumed or advised by firms which are deemed to be competitors or competitors affiliates by AHN, then AHN reserves the right upon providing a 30 days' notice to terminate and discontinue providing the data and services contracted for in this agreement or any other separate agreement without incurring any liability in discontinuing these services and data.

Indemnification
User agrees to release, indemnify and hold AHN harmless against any claim, action, legal proceeding, damages, liability, settlements, expenses (including attorneys' fees) and other costs relating to (i) breach of any of these Terms and Conditions by any party; (ii) User's negligence or misconduct, or (iii) claims that User has infringed the copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent, or other proprietary right of AHN or a third party. In the event of any claim, action or legal proceeding, the User shall promptly notify AHN of any such action.  User understands that although information listed on the Website is shared with local housing authorities nationwide that there is no affiliation between AHN and any PHA or other public or governmental organization and that PHAs have the permission of AHN to reproduce information given to AHN for their benefit. User agrees to hold AHN and all other PHAs harmless, to the same extent as set forth above, for any harm or damage User may sustain resulting from such information, or information relating to their listings, being viewed, used, or commented on by any other Users including PHAs.

FOR ALL USERS OF THE WEBSITE

Confidentiality
User acknowledges AHN's valuable rights in and to the compilations of the data and the underlying data and services that those compilations contain, including copyrights and other proprietary rights therein, the related data sources, database structure, processing software, production systems, documentation, and quality control methods as well as any other confidential and proprietary information provided by AHN ("Confidential Information").  User agrees to hold in confidence the Confidential Information, in whole or in part, as disclosed to the User, the User's employees, officers, directors or agents who require such disclosure in the performance of their responsibilities provided that such parties shall acknowledge the confidentiality restrictions contained herein.  User further agrees that it will not disclose or otherwise make available the Confidential Information to third parties.  Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, the parties may disclose Confidential Information to their respective affiliates, accountants, attorneys, and other similar professional advisors as long as the party to which Confidential Information is disclosed is subject to obligations of confidentiality with the same effect as those specified in this section.

Proprietary Rights; Data Delivery to Non-Party or Third Parties
In addition to the Materials, the Website, including AHN's content, services, and technology, contains statistical compilations of information, data, and text (collectively, "Documentation") that are protected by copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets or other proprietary rights. Title to the Website and Documentation, including ownership rights to patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets therein, are and shall remain the exclusive property of AHN.

Nothing contained herein is intended to convey any such intellectual property rights to authorized users of the Site. As set forth in these Terms of Use, authorized Users of the Website have a limited license to use the Materials and Documentation for their internal purposes only, and such authorized Users of the Website agree not to distribute or otherwise disseminate the Materials or the Documentation to any third party person or organization, by any means, printed, electronic or otherwise, without having obtained the prior written approval of AHN.

Should any person or organization not authorized to access the Website seek to obtain any portion of the Materials or the Documentation, AHN will only disclose the requested Materials or Documentation upon issuance of a binding, non-appealable court order requiring AHN to make such disclosure. In furtherance of such court order, AHN will require that before the recipient is provided with the specific items contained in the court order, the recipient shall execute AHN's standard confidentiality agreement and, in addition, acknowledge compliance with all provisions of these Terms of Use.

Devices
You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy the web pages on the Website or the content contained herein without our prior expressed written permission. You agree that you will not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website or any listing, offer or transaction being conducted on our Website. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure.

No Unlawful or Prohibited Use
As a condition of your use of this Website, you warrant to AHN that you will comply with all applicable laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding your use of the Service and any related activities. In addition, you warrant that you will not use this Website in any way prohibited by these Terms and Conditions.

Links to Third-Party Web Sites.
This Website may contain links to web sites operated by parties other than AHN. Such hyperlinks are provided for reference purposes only. AHN does not control such web sites and is not responsible for their contents. AHN's inclusion of hyperlinks to such web sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such web sites or any association by AHN with their owners or operators. If you decide to access any of the third party sites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk.

Prohibited Linking
You hereby agree that you will not link and do not have permission to link from any site without the written permission of AHN.  Sites specifically prohibited are sites that publish, promotes or distributes unlawful, defamatory, pornographic or obscene materials, or which promotes violence, or promotes discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age, or promotes illegal activities, or in any manner includes any of our trademarks or service marks or variations or misspellings thereof in its domain name (if any), or otherwise violates the intellectual property rights of AHN or any third party. At no time may a free user include links within their listings. Parties working with AHN may include links with the prior consent of AHN.

Disclaimer of Warranties
Although AHN has attempted to provide accurate information on the Website, AHN assumes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information. All information provided on this Website is provided "as is" with all faults and without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. AHN hereby disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, without limitation, those of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement or arising from a course of dealing, usage or trade practice, except to the extent such disclaimers are held to be invalid by a court of law. The ultimate verification, accuracy and the utilization of the data provided by AHN is the responsibility of the User and not AHN. No oral or written information or advice given by AHN or any of its employees or representatives shall create a warranty

Limitation on Liability
Under no circumstances, including but not limited to negligence shall AHN or any of its directors, employees, agents, vendors or suppliers be liable for any direct, indirect, special, punitive, consequential or incidental damages including, without limitation, lost profits or revenues, costs of replacement goods, loss or damage to data arising out of the use or inability to use this Website or any AHN.com product or service, or damages from the use of or reliance on the information present on this Website, even if AHN has been advised of the possibility of such damages.  In the event AHN is found liable for damages relating to the use of the services offered, AHN's total liability is limited to and shall not exceed the price contracted for and paid by the Users for these services and data.

Modification of the Web Site
AHN (and/or its suppliers) reserves the right in its sole discretion to improve, modify or remove any information or content appearing on the Website. AHN may discontinue, remove or revise any or all aspects of the Website in its sole discretion and without prior notice.

Disclaimer of Fiduciary Relationship
The Content contained on or made available through the Website is not intended to and does not constitute establishing a fiduciary relationship between AHN and the User, nor is anything submitted to this Website considered confidential. The accuracy, completeness, adequacy or currency of the content is not warranted or guaranteed. The User acknowledges and agrees the utilization and use of the information of this Website is at the Users own risk.

No Legal Advice
The Content contained on or made available through the Website is not intended to and does not constitute legal advice under any circumstances. The accuracy, completeness, adequacy or currency of the Content is not warranted or guaranteed by AHN. Your use of the information of this Website is at your own risk.

License of Content
By uploading content to or submitting materials for use on the Website, you grant (or warrant that the owner of such rights has expressly granted) to AHN a perpetual royalty free, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from and distribute such materials or incorporate such materials into any form, medium, or technology now known or later developed throughout the universe.

Advertisers/Sponsors
This Website displays advertisements from third party sources. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that any of their material submitted for inclusion in the Website is accurate and complies with applicable law. AHN will not be held responsible for the illegality of or any error or inaccuracy in such advertisers or sponsors' material. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk. AHN makes no representations whatsoever about any linked site which you may access. AHN has no control over the content on any linked site. In addition, a link to a third party site does not mean that AHN endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content, or the use, of such web site. Furthermore, AHN cannot guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from a non-AHN site will be free of infection or viruses, worms Trojan horses or other code that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures to prevent such occurrences.

Non-Transferability
Your right to use this Website is not transferable. Any password or right given to you to obtain information is not transferable and is intended for a single user. Users are not permitted to remove content from the Website for any reason whatsoever without AHN's prior written approval.

Registration
Certain sections of the Website require that you register and obtain passwords. If registration is required, you agree to provide AHN with accurate and complete information. It is your responsibility to notify AHN of any changes in such information. Each registration is for a single user only, unless specifically designated otherwise. AHN does not permit (1) any other person using the registered sections under your name; or (2) access through a single name being made available to multiple users on a network. You are responsible for preventing such unauthorized use. If there has been an unauthorized use, you must notify AHN immediately. AHN expressly reserves the right to suspend or terminate the account of any active User whose use of the Service or the Materials on the Website is, in AHN's sole judgment, likely to cause loss or damage.

Errors and Corrections
AHN does not represent or warrant that the Website will be error free, free of viruses or other harmful components or that defects can and will be corrected. AHN does not warrant or represent that the web site is accurate and that the data provided is timely, or otherwise reliable. AHN may make improvements, changes to its features, functionality or content at any time. AHN does not warrant that the functions contained in the Materials or content will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Modification of These Terms of Use
AHN reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which this Website is offered at any time. Modification of these Terms and Conditions will be deemed effective upon publication on the Website with respect to any landlord or tenant actions, communications or transactions occurring after said date. It is your responsibility to check these Terms and Conditions at the time of each use.

Definitions of AHN Services
The "Services" means the application AHN accessed through the Internet as a web service, the documentation information and any other Materials covered by this license, whether accessed over the Internet, provided on disk, in read only memory, on any other media or through any other form or means are licensed, not sold to Users by AHN for use only under the terms of this license, and AHN reserves all rights not expressly granted to licensees.  Nothing herein or in other separate agreements will be deemed to grant User any proprietary rights in the computer program (s) or in any other work embodied in the Service or related materials that AHN will make accessible by the User.

User's Code of Behavior
User agrees not to post on the Website any content which:

  • is libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, harassing, or threatening,
  • contains viruses or other contaminating or destructive features,
  • violates the rights of others, including protections of copyright, trademark, patent, trade secrets or any right of privacy or publicity, or
  • otherwise violates any applicable law.

User will not post on this Website any links to any external Internet sites that are obscene or pornographic. Any information that you provide to the Website must be true, complete and accurate, must not represent you as someone else or falsely identify any third party, and must not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation. By subscribing to the Service, User agrees not to disclose any assigned access code to others. User also agrees not to distribute or otherwise disseminate the information contained on the Website to any person or organization, by any means, printed, electronic or other.

Relationship of Parties
Nothing stated in this License will be construed as creating the relationships of joint ventures, partners, employer and employee, franchiser and franchisee, or principal and agent between AHN and the Users of these Services.

Termination of Services
Notwithstanding anything herein or anything provided in a separate written agreement between AHN and the Users to the contrary, AHN may discontinue providing data and services in whole or in part without being in breach of any agreement for any geographic county or jurisdiction in the event such discontinued data becomes unavailable to AHN or if the source which provided the data to AHN for any reason or for no reason at all, prohibits or prevents AHN from obtaining or providing such data. 

Consent to Use of Data
User agrees that AHN and its affiliates may collect and use technical information User provides as a part of support services related to the Service.

Service Solution Availability
AHN strives to keep the service solution available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  AHN will conspicuously post a notice for any scheduled maintenance which may require the unavailability of the service solution 24 hours prior to the scheduled outage and maintenance.  By agreeing to these Terms and Conditions, User agrees that any outages, scheduled or unscheduled, due to maintenance, emergency maintenance, customer or end users caused outages or support delays, or any condition will not be remunerated in any way.

Notices
Any notice, consent, demand or request required or permitted by this agreement shall be in writing, and shall be deemed to have been sufficiently given when personally delivered or deposited in the United States mail, postage prepaid, addressed as to the parties at the addresses provided in the agreement signed by the parties.  Notices addressed as above provided shall be deemed delivered three (3) business days after mailed by mail U.S. mail or when delivered in person with written acknowledgement of the receipt thereof.  Parties may designate a different address or addresses for notices to be sent by giving written notice of such change of address to all other parties entitled to receive notice.

Severability
If any part of these Terms and Conditions are determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

Governing Law and Venue
The agreement between the User and AHN is governed by the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. User hereby consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the courts in Palm Beach County, Florida, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this Website and the Services provided by AHN. Use of this Website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms and Conditions, including, without limitation, this paragraph.

Trademarks
GO Section 8 and other names, logos and icons identifying GOsection8.com and/or its products and services referenced herein are trademarks or registered trademarks of AHN or www.GOsection8.com.

General Provisions
Should any term or provision hereof be deemed invalid, void or unenforceable either its entirety or in particular application, the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall nonetheless remain in full force and effect. In the event of a conflict between the provisions of these Terms and Conditions and any other separate agreement enter into by the parties it is agreed by the Users contracting with AHN that the provisions of these Terms and Conditions shall prevail unless there is a specific waiver (label as "waiver of conflicting Terms and Conditions") of the conflicting provisions in that separate agreement specifically addressing the conflict and providing for its waiver. Any of the provisions herein may be amended, modified, revised or deleted and the observance of any term may be waived only with the written consent of AHN.  The failure of AHN at any time or times to require performance of any provision hereof shall in no manner affect its right at a later time to enforce the same unless the same is waived in writing.