A couple of points I would consider are: does your kitchen meet code requirements to be used as a commercial kitchen? and a big one, will your insurance provider cover a claim like a kitchen fire if the kitchen was being used for a commercial purpose?
how are they section 8 and commercial?
They are making money under the table from the cooking and not reporting it. Do you want dishonest tenants? OR, they could be baking cookies for the scout troop, or selling fish dinners for the church occasionally. You can either not accept the application, or ask more probing questions.
Does zoning permit a commercial business?
Does your kitchen meet commercial requirements?
How are they qualifying for Section 8 while running a business?
I would deny them and I would also report them to HUD, particularly if you have this in writing.
It's an A/B neighborhood and they are sections 8??? No way. Plus what everyone else said.
NOPE..... having a tenant run a business out of your property is almost always a bad idea. What is the upside for you? I don't see any...... and the downside? I see TONS....
DENY them..... if they say they wont do it, they just want to live there, they are lying and will do it behind your back...pass
NO ... neexxxxtttttt
@Jim S. , Section 8 doesn't depend on the neighborhood or condition of the property. All it is is a rental subsidy paid by the local housing authority. Especially with the demolition of housing projects, you are very likely to find Section 8 tenants in many parts of the city, good and bad.
Ray, yes I know. If they need government subsidy for housing maybe they should be living in C or D properties not high end properties.