The Housing Authority of the County of Riverside is a public agency chartered by the State of California to administer the development, rehabilitation or financing of affordable housing programs. The mission of the Housing Authority is to transform and promote healthy, thriving communities, re-ignite hope and restore human dignity through the creation and preservation of high quality and innovative housing and community development programs which enhance the quality of life and revitalize neighborhoods to foster self-sufficiency. The Housing Authority has been serving Riverside County for over 60 years.
The Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Waiting List OpenYou may register or update your registration on-line at How To Apply! If you do not have internet access, click the following link for more information: Computer Resource Listing You may also access a computer and apply online at the Housing Authority office located at 5555 Arlington Ave Riverside 92504 Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5 pm.
On July 1, 2015, the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside opened the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list. Registrations for all programs are accepted ONLINE. You can register by clicking on the appropriate link below. If you want to register or update your information on the waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher(Section 8), Mod Rehab or Project Based Housing, please click on the appropriate link below. Please note that you must have a valid social security number in order to complete the Online Registration forms below.
If you do not have a social security number, you can complete the registration form here. If you have a social security number, you must use one of the two links above or your registration will not be added.
ATTENTION HOUSING CHOICE VOUCHER (SECTION 8) AND PROJECT BASED VOUCHER PARTICIPANTS
- NOTIFICATION OF UPCOMING RESIDENT ADVISORY BOARD (RAB) MEETING -
You are invited to attend the Resident Advisory Board (RAB) Meeting scheduled for TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2021 AT 10:00 AM promptly. Due to COVID-19, this year’s Resident Advisory Board meeting will be held via Zoom. You can join the meeting by using the free Zoom app or visiting https://www.zoom.us/join . The meeting ID will be 959 2940 3090. The passcode will be hacr2021
If you have any further questions regarding Resident Advisory Board participation, and/or to RSVP, please contact Ed Kreitz at 951-343-5442 or by email at Ekreitz@rivco.org no later than November 12, 2021.
The Resident Advisory Board (RAB) meeting provides the Public Housing Authority (PHA) and the residents with a forum for sharing information about the Agency’s Annual and Five-Year Plan. Section 511 of the United States Housing Act and the regulations in Title 24 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) part 903 require the PHAs establish one or more Resident Advisory Board(s) (RAB) as part of the PHA Plan process. RAB membership is comprised of individuals who reflect and represent the residents assisted by the PHA. The main role of the RAB is to make recommendations in the development of the PHA Plan. Participation in the RAB is optional, voluntary, and un-paid.
For those who are unable to join the Zoom meeting, you can still review the current Administrative Plan on-line at https://www.harivco.org/PoliciesRegulations/tabid/59/Default.aspx then click on “Administrative Plan”. To make any suggestions return the attached form to the Housing Authority located at 5555 Arlington Ave, Riverside, CA 92504 or 44-199 Monroe, Suite B, Indio, CA 92201 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Participation on the Resident Advisory Board is optional, voluntary, and un-paid.
IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSING AUTHORITY
With security on the news lately, much has been said about protecting your information. To guard against possible scams, always be cautious about sharing personal information and never share information with anyone over the phone, even if they claim to be someone you do business with. Please know that Housing Authority staff would not contact you and request personal financial information such as credit or debit card numbers and/or their PIN’s. Also, we do not charge a fee for your participation in any of our programs. Should you have any questions please contact your Housing Authority representative directly.
County of Riverside Landlord Incentive Program
The HACR is offering landlords an incentive payment to participate in the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8 Tenant Based) Program. The HACR will use CARES Act funding through the Department of Housing and Urban Development to promote new landlord relationships and offer support to existing landlords.