Pico Rivera Housing Assistance Agency

6615 Passons Boulevard
Pico Rivera, Los Angeles County, California 90660

Pico Rivera Housing Assistance Agency is a Public Housing Agency in Pico Rivera, California that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

Pico Rivera Housing Assistance Agency serves Pico Rivera.

About Pico Rivera Housing Assistance Agency

Representatives of Pico Rivera Housing Assistance Agency may be available by phone at (562) 801-4352. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Open today from 7:00am to 5:30pm PT.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 7:00am-5:30pm
Tuesday 7:00am-5:30pm
Wednesday 7:00am-5:30pm
Thursday 7:00am-5:30pm
Friday 7:00am-5:30pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
HCV Portability Status

As of 01/29/2020, it is not known if Pico Rivera Housing Assistance Agency is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Pico Rivera Housing Assistance Agency Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Pico Rivera Housing Assistance Agency manages 376 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2019:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 372 4
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,028 $1,221
Monthly Cost $382,431 $4,885

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Pico Rivera Housing Assistance Agency

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 6% having issued approximately 74 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 3 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 67 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.4 persons and has a household income of $17,385 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 72% were extremely low income (ELI). 37% of households had wages as a major source of income, 6% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 55% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

0% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 39% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 36% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 6% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

38% of households included children, 4% of which had two adults in the household. 33% of households with children have a female head of household. 76% of all households were headed by a female.

94% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Pico Rivera Housing Assistance Agency Housing Choice Voucher program, 21% include at least one person with a disability. 27% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 68% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

48% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 38% with 2 bedrooms and 15% with 3 or more bedrooms. 8% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Pico Rivera Housing Assistance Agency voucher holders in 2016 was $454 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $989. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $60.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.