About Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties

The Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties is a Section 8 and Public Housing Public Housing Agency in Yuba City, California.

The Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties serves Yuba County, Nevada County, Sutter County, Colusa County, Yuba City and Live Oak.

Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties Waiting Lists

Colusa, Nevada, Sutter, and Yuba County, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List: Closed

Please note: The Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties covers the Counties of Colusa, Nevada, Sutter, and Yuba, CA; and the Cities of Yuba City and Live Oak, CA.

The Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties (RHASNC) is currently accepting Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for families and senior households.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This is NOT the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. The Section 8 Project-Based Voucher program operates similarly to Public Housing, in which tenants must live in a specific unit to receive housing assistance. For HCV information, please scroll down below the PBV section.

  • Maple Park offers units for families in Live Oak, CA.
To apply to Maple Park, download and print the application online. The application is available in English and Spanish.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the RHASNC office, located at 1455 Butte House Road, Yuba City, CA 95993.

  • Maple Park II offers units for seniors in Live Oak, CA.
To apply to Maple Park II, download and print the application online. The application is available in English and Spanish.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the RHASNC office, located at 1455 Butte House Road, Yuba City, CA 95993.

Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list. 

Persons on the waiting list can update their application information with this form in English and Spanish.

For more information, visit the RHASNC website, or call the office at (530) 671-0220.

The Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties (RHASNC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open from October 2016 until November 2016. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: This waiting list has preferences. This means that applicants who qualify for these preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of these preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences: Veteran, victim of domestic violence, homeless, resident.

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

Important note: Applicants who have been placed on the waiting list must inform the housing authority immediately if your application information changes (such as contact information, income, and household members). In the case that the office sends a notice that does not get returned, or if application information is out of date, your name may be terminated from the waiting list.

Persons on the waiting list can update their application information with this form in English and Spanish.

For more information, visit the RHASNC website, or call the office at (530) 671-0220.

Last Updated on 11/03/2016.


About the Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties manages 1,571 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 1,521 13 11 23
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $518 $409 $839 $615
Monthly Cost $787,552 $5,312 $9,226 $14,144

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties

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 9% having issued approximately 173 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 1 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 29 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 $13,356 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 72% were extremely low income (ELI). 21% of households had wages as a major source of income, 12% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 65% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 44% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 26% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 28% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

43% of households included children, 13% of which had two adults in the household. 35% of households with children have a female head of household. 75% of all households were headed by a female.

41% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 7% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties Housing Choice Voucher program, 24% include at least one person with a disability. 44% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 73% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

35% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 40% with 2 bedrooms and 24% with 3 or more bedrooms. 16% 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 Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties voucher holders in 2016 was $366 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $610. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $137.



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.


Public Housing Operated by Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada Counties

2750 Date St
Live Oak, California
Live Oak Seniors Village is a 56 unit low income housing apartment community in Live Oak.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing
476 Garden Hwy
Yuba City, California
Richland Housing Center is a 123 unit low income housing apartment community in Yuba City.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing
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