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.
Notification of upcoming Resident Advisory Board Meeting
Attention Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing Residents:
You are invited to attend the Resident Advisory Board (RAB) Meeting on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 1:00p.m. at the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside located at:
|5555 Arlington Ave.
Riverside, CA 92504
||44-199 Monroe, Ste. B
Indio, CA 92201
The Resident Advisory Board (RAB) provides the Public Housing Authority (PHA) and the residents with a forum for sharing information about the Agency’s Annual Plan. Section 511 of the United States Housing Act and the regulations in 24CFR part 903 require that 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.
NSP Home for Sale
On September 30, 2014, the Board of Commissioners approved the Loan Agreement between the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside (HACR) and the County of Riverside for the use of Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3 funds in the rehabilitation and resale of a single family home to a low-, moderate- and middle-income (LMMI) or very low-income (VLI) first-time home buyer. The three bedroom and two bathroom home is located at 9411 Geordie Way, Jurupa Valley, CA 92509 and the purchase price is $230,270.00. Click here for Details.
Purchase price assistance is available to a maximum of 30% of the purchase price of the home not to exceed $75,000. NSP funds can be used as a silent second loan that will be used as gap financing to 1) reduce the amount of first mortgage required in qualifying for the home and 2) can also be used to pay for up to 3% of the sales price to pay for closing costs on behalf of the homebuyer. Provided that the homebuyer is not in default, the loan shall be forgiven and the equity of the property shall be relinquished by the County of Riverside fifteen (15) years from the date of the close of escrow.
On July 1, 2015, the Housing Authority of the County of Riverside opened the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list.
You may register or update your registration on-line at http://www.harivco.org/Program/HowtoApply/tabid/69/Default.aspx
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.
AFFORDABLE APARTMENTS FOR VETERANS INTEREST LIST NOW OPEN
Go to www.WakelandHDC.com/Anza or Call (951) 840-9351
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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.
New Office Hours for all locations
Effective July 25, 2013, our office hours will be open Monday - Friday 8:00 am-5:00pm (excluding holidays). Click here for Office Locations and Hours
Earned Income Credit and Child Tax Credit
If you file a tax return for 2014, you may qualify for Earned Income Credit (EIC) of up to about $6,000 if you worked and/or a Child Tax Credit (CTC) of about $1,000 per child if you have minor children who lived with you. Click below for more information:
If you don’t have insurance, a new tax credit could cover most of the cost of a new plan. Enroll between Nov. 15, 2014 – Feb. 15, 2015. Some people without insurance may face a penalty. Get more information at 1-800-318-2596 or www.HealthCare.gov .