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If he has been living there as an unauthorized occupant not on the lease, while Sec 8 is paying the rent for another person who is not living there, that could be considered welfare fraud and both the care provider and the person living there could potentially be charged criminally if the landlord was to report this.
If Sec 8 were to discover that this unauthorized person had been living there that could get their voucher pulled for fraud as well as the care provider's and the care provider could be forced to repay benefits that they received while living elsewhere.. So it might not be worth the fight here considering what could happen..
But they can't force him to move out in 3 days... They would have to file a formal eviction action in court and get a judgment and writ that the sheriff would then execute to physically remove him. This will take 3-4 weeks after any notice expires.
Ok, then the landlord might not turn them both in, but if he did contact Sec 8, it could get very messy.. They just need to be aware of that..