Roseville Housing Authority

311 Vernon Street, Suite 150
Roseville, Placer County, California
(916) 774-5270

Program Details

Roseville Housing Authority is a Section 8 Agency in Roseville, California.

Roseville Housing Authority serves Rocklin and Roseville.

Roseville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Roseville and Rocklin, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List: Closed

The Roseville Housing Authority (RHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for five days in September 2017; and before that for five days in February 2015. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Roseville, CA is about 20 miles northeast of Sacramento, CA.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. The application was available in multiple languages.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Live or work in Roseville or Rocklin, disabled, veteran, families with minor children, involuntarily displaced, Home Start graduates.

500 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, after sorting preferences. Waiting list status will be available online here after November 20, 2017.

For more information, visit the RHA website, or call the office at (916) 774-5270.

Last Updated on 09/22/2017.

About Roseville Housing Authority

More information about Roseville Housing Authority can be found on its website at

HCV Portability Status

As of 07/16/2018, it is not known if Roseville Housing Authority is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

About the Roseville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Roseville Housing Authority manages 638 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

StandardPorted OutVASHNon-Elderly Disabled
Monthly Cost Per Voucher$567$650$453$464
Monthly Cost$304,599$10,392$9,959$29,219

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Roseville 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 6% having issued approximately 107 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 17 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.8 persons and has a household income of $15,942 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 60% were extremely low income (ELI). 18% of households had wages as a major source of income, 5% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 76% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 29% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 48% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 7% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

26% of households included children, 8% of which had two adults in the household. 19% of households with children have a female head of household. 75% of all households were headed by a female.

28% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 10% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Roseville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 37% include at least one person with a disability. 55% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 70% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

50% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 14% with 3 or more bedrooms. 17% 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 Roseville Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $430 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $638. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $84.

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.