Housing Authority of the City of Redding
777 Cypress Avenue
Redding, Shasta County, CA

530-225-4048 http://www.cityofredding.org/departments/housing-division/redding-housing-authority

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Closed

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Housing Authority of the City of Redding Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on January 19th, 2017.

The Housing Authority of the City of Redding (HACR) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for two weeks in January 2017; and prior to that for one week in June 2015, and in October 2013.

Redding, CA is about 165 miles north of Sacramento, CA.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Elderly, disabled, live or work in the City of Redding, families.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, after sorting preferences.

For more information, visit the HACR website, or call the office at (530) 225-4048. 

Did you know that you can apply for Section 8 anywhere in the country? If your local Section 8 waiting list is closed, you can apply to programs elsewhere. See all open waiting lists across the country on our Waiting Lists page.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Housing Authority of the City of Redding administers a Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority administers 1,568 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Housing Authority of the City of Redding is designated as Large, meaning it administers 1,250 - 9,999 Section 8 vouchers.

Housing Authority of the City of Redding is among the 50% of California housing authorities that only offer Section 8 voucher assistance. If there are any public housing units available in the target area, those units are administered by another housing authority.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Housing Authority of the City of Redding scored an average of 96 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2004 and a low score of 85 in 2003. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in California is 75.30.

Housing Authority of the City of Redding has an average score that is more than the average California housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Housing Authority of the City of Redding.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 6/6/12 Plan
2011 6/8/11 Plan
2010 6/4/10 Plan
2009 5/8/09 Plan
2008 6/23/08 Plan
2007 5/22/07 Plan
2006 6/14/06 Plan
2005 6/28/05 Plan
2004 6/22/04 Plan
2003 5/30/03 Plan
2002 9/11/02 Plan
2001 7/11/01 Plan
2000 6/21/00 Plan