Anaheim Housing Authority (AHA) Documents
Annual and 5-Year PHA Plan - Public Notice
Section 511 of the Quality Housing and Work Responsibility Act of 1998 (QHWRA) requires that Public Housing Agencies (PHAs) prepare a Five-Year Plan and an Annual Plan. The purpose of these plans is to provide a comprehensive guide to the PHA’s mission for serving the needs of low-income and very low-income families, and the PHA’s strategy for addressing those needs.
The Five-Year Plan describes the PHA’s long-range goals and objectives over the next five years. The Annual Plan provides details about the PHA’s immediate operations, program participants, programs and services, and the PHA’s strategy for addressing operational and resident concerns over the next fiscal year.
As required by the QHWRA, the Anaheim Housing Authority is preparing a draft of the Five Year Plan for Fiscal Years 2020-2024 and the Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2020-2021, along with the required attachments and documents related to both Plans. These will be available to the public at least 45 days prior to the public hearing, which will be held on February 19, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. at:
Anaheim City Hall – West Tower
201 S. Anaheim Blvd., 10th Floor
Anaheim, CA 92805
The Plan and all attachments will be available for review and inspection between December 27, 2019 and February 10, 2020 on the Anaheim Housing Authority website at www.anaheimhousingprograms.net and during the same time period, Monday-Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Anaheim Housing Authority offices, located at:
Anaheim City Hall – West Tower
201 S. Anaheim Blvd., 2nd Floor
Anaheim, CA 92805
Members of the public are invited to review the documents and attend the public hearing. To submit a comment on the Plan, please contact Andrea Raez, Staff Analyst, at (714) 765-4320 ext. 4773 or ARaez@anaheim.net.
For the FY 2020-2021 Annual PHA Plan draft, please click here
For the FY 2020-2024 Five-Year PHA Plan draft, please click here
For the FY 2020-2021 Adminstrative Plan draft, please click here
Opening Waiting List for Mainstream Preference Only
The Anaheim Housing Authority will open its Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list on Monday, December 2, 2019, for individuals who qualify for the mainstream preference.
To qualify for the mainstream preference, a household member must satisfy all three eligibility criteria: (1) must be between 18 to 61 years old, (2) must be disabled, and (3) must currently be transitioning out of an institutional or other segregated setting, at serious risk of institutionalization, homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless. In order to apply, you must attach verification that you or a member of your household meets all three of the above criteria.
Beginning December 2, 2019, pre-applications will be accepted at the Anaheim Housing Authority office located at: 201 S. Anaheim Blvd. Suite 201, Anaheim, CA 92805. You may submit a written request for the Anaheim Housing Authority to send you a pre-application at the following address: 201 S. Anaheim Blvd. Suite 201, Anaheim, CA 92805.
You may view the public notices below:
Public Notice in English
Public Notice in Spanish
Public Notice in Vietnamese
FY 2019-2020 Administrative Plan
The purpose of AHA’s Administrative Plan is to establish policies for carrying out the Section 8 HCV Program in a manner consistent with HUD requirements, and local goals and objectives. The current Administrative Plan was approved by the HA Board of Commissioners March 2019.
For a PDF file of our FY 2019-2020 Administrative Plan >> Click here.
Public Housing Agency (PHA) Plans
The PHA’s Plans advise HUD, Section 8 participants, and other members of the public about the PHA’s mission for serving the needs of low-income, very low-income, and extremely low-income families, and the PHA’s plan for addressing those needs. The Five-Year Plan describes the PHA’s long range goals and objectives for achieving the mission over the subsequent five years. The Annual PHA Plan provides details about the PHA’s immediate operations, program participants, programs and services, and the PHA’s strategy for addressing operational concerns and residents’ concerns and needs for the upcoming fiscal year.
Utility Allowance Schedule
Federal regulations governing the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program require that all public housing authorities review their utility allowance schedules annually and make appropriate adjustments when the costs of utilities has increased by 10% or more.
Violence Against Women's Act (VAWA) Protections
The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) requires that AHA inform applicants and assisted tenants of their rights under this law, including their right to confidentiality and the limits thereof.
Notice of Occupancy Rights (Applicable to applicants and tenants)
This notice identifies rights and protections provided by VAWA to rental assistance program applicants and participants who are or have been victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault or stalking. It also explains the documentation that the PHA will require from an individual who claims the protections provided by VAWA, the PHA’s confidentiality obligation, and a copy of form HUD-5382 (Victim Certification Form), and contact information for local, state, and national victim advocacy groups or service providers.
To view the Notice of Occupancy Rights (English) >> Click here.
To view the Notice of Occupancy Rights (Spanish) >> .
Emergency Transfer Plan (Applicable to tenants only)
This plain identifies the tenants who are eligible for an emergency transfer under VAWA, the documentation required to request such transfer, confidentiality protections, how an emergency transfer may occur, and guidance to tenants on safety and security. This plan is based on a model emergency transfer plan published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Federal agency that oversees that AHA is in compliance with VAWA.
To view the Emergency Transfer Plan (English) >> Click here.
To view the Emergency Transfer Plan (Spanish) >> Click here.