Anaheim Housing Authority (AHA) Documents


Public Notice - Proposed FY 24-25 PHA Annual Plan

Section 511 of the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998 (QHWRA) requires that Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) prepare a Five-Year Plan and an Annual Plan. The purpose of these plans is to provide a comprehensive guide to the PHA’s mission for serving the needs of low-income and very low-income families, and the PHA’s strategy for addressing those needs.

The Five-Year Plan describes the PHA’s long-range goals and objectives over the next five years. The Annual Plan provides details about the PHA’s immediate operations, program participants, programs, and services, and the PHA’s strategy for addressing operational and resident concerns over the next fiscal year. 

As required by the QHWRA, the Anaheim Housing Authority is preparing a draft of the Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2024-2025. The Annual Plan is available for public review and comments during a 45-day period, from January 25, 2024 to March 10, 2024 on this website and during the same time period, at the agency office located on the 10th Floor of Anaheim City Hall – West Tower,  201 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92805 between Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Click here for the proposed FY 2024-2025 Annual PHA Plan

Click here for the proposed FY 2024-2025 AHA Administrative Plan

 PUBLIC HEARING: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Anaheim Housing and Community Development Commission will hold a Public Hearing to receive and review comments on the Annual Plan. The Public Hearing will take place on:

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
5:00 p.m.
10th Floor of the Anaheim City Hall-West Tower, 201 S. Anaheim Blvd. Anaheim, CA 92805

 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:  Members of the public are invited to review the documents and attend the public hearing. To submit comments about the Annual Plan, please contact Andrea Raez at (714) 765-4320 ext. 4773 or araez@anaheim.net. Please submit comments prior to 3:00 p.m. the day of the meeting. All comments will be distributed to the Anaheim Housing and Community Development Commission members and will be made part of the official public record as well as included in the final documents submitted to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 

ACCESSIBILITY: If requested, the agenda and backup materials will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with a disability, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 12132), and the federal rules and regulations adopted in implementation thereof. Any person who requires a disability-related modification or accommodation, in order to observe and/or offer public comment may request such reasonable modification, accommodation, aid, or service by contacting the Anaheim Housing Authority at 714-765-4320 ext. 4773 or via email to araez@anaheim.net no later than 8:00 a.m. on the day of the scheduled meeting.

This public notice was posted on this website and printed in the Anaheim Bulletin, OC Register, La Opinion, and Nguoi Viet News on January 25, 2024. 


FY 2023-2024 Administrative Plan

The purpose of AHA’s Administrative Plan is to establish policies for carrying out the Section 8 HCV Program in a manner consistent with HUD requirements and local goals and objectives. The current Administrative Plan and its latest updates were approved by the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners on March 28, 2023, and went into effect July 1, 2023.

For the FY 2023-2024 Administrative Plan >>  Click here

Public Housing Agency (PHA) Plans

The PHA’s Plans advise HUD, Section 8 participants, and other members of the public about the PHA’s mission for serving the needs of low-income, very low-income, and extremely low-income families, and the PHA’s plan for addressing those needs. The Five-Year Plan describes the PHA’s long-range goals and objectives for achieving the mission over the subsequent five years. The Annual PHA Plan provides details about the PHA’s immediate operations, program participants, programs and services, and the PHA’s strategy for addressing operational concerns and residents’ concerns and needs for the upcoming fiscal year.

For the FY 2023-2024 Annual PHA Plan >> Click here
For the 2020-2024 Five Year PHA Plan >> Click here


SALVATION ARMY ANAHEIM CENTER OF HOPE PBV 

  • The Anaheim Housing Authority will begin accepting pre-application referrals for the SALVATION ARMY ANAHEIM CENTER OF HOPE Project-Based Voucher (PBV) waiting list in July 2023. Fourteen (14) PBV units will be made available for individuals who are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless, and have a severe mental disorder. Thirty-six (36) PBV units will be made available for individuals who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless In addition and individuals who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless referred by the Orange County Coordinated Entry System (CES). 
    If you, or someone you know, would like to be referred to the Center of Hope PBV project, you may dial 2-1-1 to be connected to a CES access point for people experiencing homelessness.
    Click here for the public notice in English
    Haga clic aquí para ver el aviso público en español
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  • If you are a person with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation or access the program OR if you require assistance in a different language, you may call us at 714-765-4320 OR email us at AHAInfo@anaheim.net


Utility Allowance Schedule

Federal regulations governing the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program require that all public housing authorities review their utility allowance schedules annually and make appropriate adjustments when the costs of utilities have increased by 10% or more.

For the complete allowance schedule that went into effect November 1, 2023, Click here.


Violence Against Women’s Act (VAWA) Protections

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) requires that AHA inform applicants and assisted tenants of their rights under this law, including their right to confidentiality and the limits thereof.

Notice of Occupancy Rights (Applicable to applicants and existing program participants)

This notice identifies rights and protections provided by VAWA to rental assistance program applicants and participants who are or have been victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking. It also explains the documentation that the PHA will require from an individual who claims the protections provided by VAWA, the PHA’s confidentiality obligation, and a copy of form HUD-5382 (Victim Certification Form), and contact information for local, state, and national victim advocacy groups or service providers.

To view the Notice of Occupancy Rights in English >> Click here
To view the Notice of Occupancy Rights in Spanish >> Click here
To view the Notice of Occupancy Rights in Vietnamese >> Click here

Emergency Transfer Plan (Applicable to existing program participants only)

This plan identifies the tenants who are eligible for an emergency transfer under VAWA, the documentation required to request such transfer, confidentiality protections, how an emergency transfer may occur, and guidance to tenants on safety and security. This plan is based on a model emergency transfer plan published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Federal agency that oversees that AHA is in compliance with VAWA.

To view the Emergency Transfer Plan in English >> Click here
To view the Emergency Transfer Plan in Spanish >> Click here
To view the Emergency Transfer Plan in Vietnamese >> Click here