Roseville Housing Authority

The Roseville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List is Opening!

The Roseville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program Waiting List is opening on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 9 a.m. through Friday, September 22, 2017 at 12 p.m. (noon) !  The Housing Choice Voucher Program, funded by the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD), provides monthly rental assistance subsidy to qualified, very low-income households to help reduce their rent payments.

This is not an emergency housing assistance program

There is limited assistance available and there is a waiting list.               

Households must not exceed the following income limits:
1 PERSON $26,000   6 PERSONS $43,050
2 PERSONS $29,700   7 PERSONS $46,050
3 PERSONS $33,400   8 PERSONS $49,000
4 PERSONS $37,100
5 PERSONS $40,100


2017 Waiting List FAQ

2017 Waiting List Flyer

2017 Waiting List Flyer Spanish

2017 Waiting List Reasonable Accommodation Form

Pre-applications will only be taken online. You may apply using any computer with internet access. Someone else may apply for you if you need help using a computer. Paper copies of this form will not be accepted. Assistance is based on income verification, eligibility requirements, Roseville Housing Authority preference categories and selection in the lottery.

Regardless of the total number of applications received during the waiting list opening period, a computer-generated lottery will be run to place only 500 applicants on the resulting waiting list. After you have successfully applied, you may print a receipt with a confirmation number and instructions for checking your status online. Status information will only be available online and after November 20, 2017 at  You will not be able to receive information regarding your application status by calling or coming into the Roseville Housing Authority office.

If your application is selected in the lottery, you will receive a letter in the mail outlining the next steps required to remain on the Waiting List.

If a person with disabilities is unable to access a computer to apply for the Waiting List due to the nature of their disability (and is unable to have someone apply online on their behalf) they may request a reasonable accommodation for assistance with the application process. The written request must be received by Roseville Housing Authority no later than 12 pm (noon) on September 22, 2017.
 Resources for Public Computers:

Roseville Libraries:
Rocklin Library:
Placer Independent Resource Services:
City of Roseville Housing:

Pre-applicants who live or work in the cities of Roseville or Rocklin, or are disabled, a veteran, a family with minor children, or involuntarily displaced (at time of application only) or are Home Start graduates, will receive preference when determining waiting list order. The date or time of an application, if submitted within the open period, will NOT affect an applicant's position on the waiting list. Roseville Housing Authority's online application forms are available in English and Spanish.

Those who qualify for the program will pay approximately 30% of their adjusted monthly income for their share of a monthly rent and Roseville Housing Authority, which administers the federal program, provides funds for the remainder. Long recognized as one of the leading housing authorities in California, the Roseville Housing Authority continues to be an innovator in the field of affordable housing. Currently, Roseville Housing Authority provides housing assistance to over 600 elderly, disabled and low income Roseville and Rocklin households through its various programs.


Roseville/Rocklin Renters Information Requested
The Roseville Housing Authority needs your help in maintaining current rental information. If you are a renter within Roseville or Rocklin, please fill out this Housing Survey. There are only 12 questions and the survey is completely confidential.

Regional Housing Authorities:

El Dorado County Housing Authority
2900 Fairlane Court, Placerville, CA  95667
(530) 621-6300
Placer County Housing Authority
11552 B Avenue, Auburn, CA  95603
(530) 889-7676 
Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency                  
630 I Street, Sacramento, CA  95814
(916) 440-1390
Regional Housing Authority of Sutter and Nevada County
1455 Butte House Road, Yuba City, CA  95993
(530) 671-0220
Yolo County Housing
147 Main Street, Woodland, CA 95695
(530) 662-5428

Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)

The Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) provides certain rights and protections to Housing Choice Voucher assisted tenants and members of their households.

VAWA Fact Sheet and VAWA Self-Certification Form

EIV - Enterprise Income Verification System

EIV is a web-based computer system that contains employment and income information of individuals who participate in HUD rental assistance programs. Housing Authorities are required to use HUD's EIV system.

What You Should Know About EIV

Housing Choice Voucher Administrative Plan

Roseville Housing Authority’s Administrative Plan for its Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program explains the policies through which the agency administers the rental assistance program. The full plan is available in PDF format below.
Roseville Housing Authority 2016 HCV Administrative Plan

Housing Choice Voucher Audited Financial Data Schedule

Roseville Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program is audited as part of the City of Roseville's basic financial statements. The Financial Data Schedule (Balance Sheet and Income Statement) is presented for purposes of additional analysis as required by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), but is not required as part of the audited financial statements.
FY2015-16 HCV Financial Data Schedule

Housing Authority Annual Budget

The Housing Authority is a separate legal entity however is considered a component unit of the City of Roseville since the City is financially accountable for its activities. The financial activities of the Housing Authority are included in the City's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR); however, the Housing Authority produces its own separate annual budget which is taken to its governing body which is the City Council.
Housing Authority Annual Budget FY2016-17 

Roseville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher 2017 Annual Plan and 2015 5-year Plan

2017 Annual Plan

2015 5-year and Annual Plan

Roseville Housing Authority’s policy for reporting changes:
Participants of the Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance program must immediately report, in writing, any changes in income or assets, and if a family member no longer lives in the unit.  Failure to report changes in writing within 15 days that result in the overpayment of the tenant's subsidy amounts will be owed by the tenant to the Roseville Housing Authority.

Report changes form

Changes must be REPORTED AND VERIFIED by the 20th of the month in order for a rent decrease to take place the following month. Failure to properly report changes will result in no change to tenant portion of the contract rent until properly verified.

Proper reporting of changes includes:

  • Completed change form – incomplete forms will be returned for completion
  • Documentation of change(s) being reported (ie: termination letter, notice of action, EDD check stub, etc.)
  • Submittal of all forms needed to obtain 3rd party verification of change(s)
  • Contacting your case manager to ensure that all required documents are provided