The Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Waiting List is Open

The Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list registration opened on May 23, 2024 at 12:00 noon.  It will remain open until June 7th at 4:00 PM.  All applications received during this time are treated equally.  Click >>HERE<< to proceed.

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Spring 2024 Office Hours for each of our sites

 

Office Hours, Spring 2024

Landlord, Owner, and Housing Provider Spring 2024 Newsletter

Rochester Housing Authority is pleased to release the Spring 2024 Landlord, Owner, and Housing Provider newsletter.  It is designed to make it even easier for housing providers of all sorts to see the benefits of teaming with RHA in the quest to Change the Face of Public Housing across Monroe, Wayne, Ontario, Livingston, and Orleans Counties.

Click >>HERE<< to read the newsletter for yourself.

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Rochester Housing Authority to open the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list at noon on May 23, 2024

RHA is excited to announce the opening of its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list, beginning on Thursday, May 23 at 12:00 pm. This HUD funded program assists low-income families and individuals to secure quality, affordable, and safe housing in Monroe, Wayne, Ontario, Orleans and Livingston counties.

For more information, see the "News & Events" section below, or click >>HERE<<.

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Rochester Housing Authority Announces Notice of Public Hearing for Proposed Changes to its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Administrative Plan

Public Hearing Scheduled for May 17, 2024

Rochester, NY—Today, April 2, marks Rochester Housing Authority’s (RHA) 45-day Public Notice period for comments on the proposed changes to the Administrative Plan for its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, formerly known as Section 8.

 
A Public Hearing to discuss these proposed changes is scheduled for May 17, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. at the Rochester Housing Authority’s Administrative Office located at 675 West Main Street, Rochester, NY 14611.
 
For more information, scroll to the "News & Events" section, below.
 
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RHA Executve Director, Shawn Burr joins panel on WXXI's Connections with Evan Dawson 

1/30/24 - Why does the United States have more poverty than any other advanced democracy? 

It’s a question Pulitzer Prize-winning author and sociologist Matthew Desmond explores in his book, “Poverty, by America.” Desmond will discuss his research as a guest of the Rochester-Monroe Anti-Poverty Initiative (RMAPI) in March, but first, he joins us on Connections. We also talk to local anti-poverty leaders about RMAPI’s 2024 policy priorities, including housing, childcare, access to mental health supports, and more.

Listen by clicking >> HERE <<

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As of September 19, 2023, RHA will close its 1-bedroom Wait List.  Only Public Housing Studio wait list applications will be accepted.  Note: This applies only to Public Housing and not Section 8 housing..  Click HERE for more information.

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 Why did we get the Covid-19 vaccine and booster?  Does it make sense for you, too?

Free vaccines are available at RHA through our Trillium Health partnership. Contact your housing specialist to learn more today!

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Apply to lower your Internet bill by $30 per month!

¡Solicite para reducir su factura de Internet en $30 por mes!

With thanks to the Federal Affordable Connectivity (ACP) program.  Apply HERE.

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