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HOUSING AUTHORITY INFO

Walk-in:
201 S. Anaheim Blvd.
Suite 201, 2nd floor

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 3222
Anaheim, CA  92803-9987

Phone or Fax: 
714-765-4320 Office
714-765-4331 Fax

Office Hours:
Weekdays from 8am-5pm
Closed on holidays

      


What is the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program?

The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program, also known as the Section 8 Program, is a federal program funded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The Program assists eligible households to find decent, safe and affordable housing that they could not otherwise afford. Participants generally pay from 30-40% of their monthly income for rent and (AHA) subsidizes the difference in a payment made directly to the landlord (up to a specific rent limit called the payment standard). Participants are assisted in privately owned housing that they locate. Families can rent an apartment, a single-family home, a condominium, or a mobile home. Prior to receiving assistance, the rental unit must pass a Housing Quality Standards (HQS) inspection.

Benefits of Participation

  • Timely, dependable rental payments
  • An additional pool of applicants
  • Free property listings with AHA
  • Direct deposit of rental assistance payment from AHA
  • A free annual inspection of your unit
  • Adjustments to AHA's share of the rent if your tenant suffers a loss of income

Responsibilites >> Click here to read about different responsibilities of the Housing Authority, Tenants and Owners.

List your Rental Property >> Click here for information on how to list your Property for Free at GoSection8.com.  GoSection8.com is the largest rental listing service for the Section 8 housing program. This free online service connects tenants with your available units. As an Owner, you may list detailed information and photos for your available rental units in Anaheim at no charge.

Owner Brochure >> Click here to read about "How the Program Works" in our current Anaheim Owner Brochure. Send all forms via U.S. Mail to the following address 201 South Anaheim Boulevard, Suite 201, Anaheim CA 92805. Call us at 765-4320 x4707 with further questions. *Please see "List your Rental Property" link above for updated information.

Rent Increase Requests >> Click here for information on how to submit a Request for Rent Increase and what documents are required.




TIPS for successful owner participation in
the Housing Choice Voucher Program

  • Only accept tenant rent amounts that have been approved by AHA
  • Expect your tenant to pay their share of the rent on time every month no matter how small it is
  • Do not allow other family members to reside in the assisted unit without approval by AHA
  • Provide AHA with any eviction notices given to the tenant
  • Notify AHA immediately if you wish to move the tenant into another unit due to an emergency or because the tenant has requested to move to another unit

Rev. 08/2012