News & Events

Upcoming Meeting: Planning Committee Meeting

May 24, 2024

Planning Committee Meeting: June 12, 2024, will start immediately after the Public Housing Committee Meeting. 

You can watch the virtual meeting via this link.

Upcoming Meeting: Public Housing Committee Meeting

May 24, 2024

Public Housing Committee Meeting: June 12, 2024, at 12:00 PM

You can watch the virtual meeting via this link.

Upcoming Meeting: Regular Board Meeting

May 23, 2024

Regular Board Meeting Scheduled: June 26, 2024, at noon.

Upcoming Meeting: Finance Committee Meeting

May 23, 2024

Finance Committee Meeting: June 18, 2024, at noon. 

You can watch the virtual meeting via this link.

Upcoming Meeting: Section 8 Committee Meeting

May 23, 2024

Section 8 Committee Meeting: June 18, 2024, will start immediately after the Finance Committee Meeting. 

 You can watch the virtual meeting via this link.

Spring 2024 Landlord, Owner, and Housing Provider Newsletter Available

April 22, 2024

Click >>HERE<< to see RHA's latest newsletter that is designed specifically for landlords, owners, and housing providers who have joined the Rocester Housing Autority in the quest to change the face of public housing by participating in RHA's landlor

Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Waiting List Opens May 23, 2024

April 19, 2024

Rochester, NY—Today, the Rochester Housing Authority (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 individ...

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

April 2, 2024

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) progra...

Rochester Housing Authority Receives Full Renewal of HUD’s Permanent Supportive Housing Grants

February 16, 2024

Rochester, NY—The Rochester Housing Authority is excited to share that the FY2023 HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Funding awards have been announced. The total award for this area (CoC NY-500) was $15,666,769 that represented an 8.48% increase from FY202...

Rochester Housing Authority Receives Full Renewal of HUD’s Permanent Supportive Housing Grant

February 13, 2024

Rochester, NY—The Rochester Housing Authority is excited to share that the FY2023 HUD Continuum of Care (CoC) Funding awards have been announced. The total award for this area (CoC NY-500) was $15,666,769 that represented an 8.48% increase from FY202...

Rochester Housing Authority Receives $52million to Create and Preserve Affordable Public Housing Units

October 25, 2023

This newly approved $54.2 Million Parliament Fairfield Project Continues RHA’s Initiative to Grow, Diversify and Change the Face of Public Housing

Rochester, NY—Governor Hochul just announced that Rochester Housing Authority’s Parliament Arms and Fa...

Rochester Housing Authority Student Receives NYSPHADA College Scholarship

May 2, 2023

Rochester Housing Authority Student Receives NYSPHADA College Scholarship

The scholarship is given to high school seniors living in public or assisted housing at a NYSPHADA member agency

Rochester, NY — The Rochester Housing Authority (RHA) is prou...

Rochester Housing Authority Receives North America Community Visionary Award

April 21, 2023

Rochester Housing Authority receives North America Community Visionary Award

Technology innovation benefits Public Housing residents & housing voucher participants.

Rochester, NY— April 21, 2023 Shawn Burr, Executive Director of the Rochester Hou...

WXXI reported on a housing 1st in NYS. Rochester Housing Authority referred to as RHA, is in the planning stages of a new apartment building with a 1st floor library.

April 10, 2023

WXXI Reporter Brian Sharp, recently reported on the City of Rochester
reviewing a unique Rochester Housing Authority (RHA), housing proposal
with a 1st Floor branch Library. Click here to read his full story.

Executive Director Honored

February 1, 2023

RHAS Executive Director Shawn Burr Honored with National Professional
Development Certification

 

Certificate is Culmination of Rigorous 18-Month Curriculum

Rochester, NY — Rochester Housing Authority’s Executive Director Shawn Burr was recogniz...