Regional Housing Authority

1455 Butte House Road
Yuba City, Sutter County, California 95993
(530) 671-0220

Regional Housing Authority is a public housing agency in Yuba City, California that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, Family Self-sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher, and Rental Assistance Demonstration programs. As of April 26th, 2019, Regional Housing Authority has 4 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Project-Based Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Town Center Senior Manor (62+) Other Senior Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Rural Development Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Regional Housing Authority serves Colusa County, Nevada County, Sutter County and Yuba County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Project-Based Voucher Open Indefinitely
Public Housing Open Indefinitely
Town Center Senior Manor (62+) Open Indefinitely
Rural Development Open Indefinitely
Colusa, Nevada, Sutter and Yuba Counties, California Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Neighborhood Stabilization Program Closed
Homes2Families Closed

Open Regional Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Regional Housing Authority (RHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list is currently open, since at least December 12, 2018, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Complete the online application here.
  2. Download and print the application for a community with an open waiting list here. Scroll down to the "Application" section, and select the link for a community with an open waiting list.

For more information, visit the RHA Housing Choice Voucher page, or the RHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (530) 671-0220.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 04/17/2019.

Open Indefinitely: Public Housing Waiting List

The Regional Housing Authority (RHA) Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least December 12, 2018, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, complete the online application here.

For more information, visit the RHA Public Housing page, or the RHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (530) 671-0220.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 04/17/2019.

Open Indefinitely: Town Center Senior Manor (62+) Waiting List

The Regional Housing Authority (RHA) waiting list for Senior (62+) apartments at Town Center Senior Manor is currently open, since at least December 12, 2018, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Complete the online application here.
  2. Download and print the application online here. The application is available in English and Spanish.

For more information, visit the RHA Town Center Senior Manor page here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (530) 671-0220.

Last Updated on 12/12/2018.

Open Indefinitely: Rural Development Waiting List

The Regional Housing Authority (RHA) Rural Development waiting list is currently open, since at least December 12, 2018, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, download and print the application for a community with an open waiting list here. Scroll down to the "Applications" section, and select the link for a community with an open waiting list.

For more information, visit the RHA Rural Development page, or the RHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (530) 671-0220.

Last Updated on 04/17/2019.

Other Regional Housing Authority Waiting Lists

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

The Regional Housing Authority (RHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last opened in June, 2018; and before that from October until November, 2016. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were three ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application. 
  2. Download and print the application online.
  3. Pick up an application at the RHA office,during office hours.

Once the application was completed, it must have been dropped off at the RHA office.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Live or Work Locally, Veterans, Homeless, Working/Employed, Displaced by Government Action, or Victims of Domestic Violence.

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

For more information, visit the RHA Housing Choice Voucher page here, or the RHA website here.

Last Updated on 04/12/2019.

Closed: Neighborhood Stabilization Program Waiting List

The Regional Housing Authority (RHA) Neighborhood Stabilization Program waiting list is currently closed. It was last open in January, 2019.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to pick up an application at the RHA office.

For more information, visit the RHA Neighborhood Stabilization Program page here.

Last Updated on 04/17/2019.

Closed: Homes2Families Waiting List

The Regional Housing Authority (RHA) Homes2Families waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the RHA Homes2Families page here.

Last Updated on 12/12/2018.

About Regional Housing Authority

More information about Regional Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.regionalha.org/.

HCV Portability Status

As of 12/12/2018, Regional Housing Authority is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

About the Regional Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Regional Housing Authority manages 1,620 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 1,557 7 25 29
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $508 $442 $3,479 $562
Monthly Cost $790,403 $3,097 $86,977 $16,305

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Regional Housing Authority

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 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 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.


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