The Roseville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher Program Waiting List is currently closed, except by Direct Referral from Advocates for Mentally Ill Housing, Placer County ASOC or Whole Person Care, The Gathering Inn, or Volunteers of America for Mainstream Voucher applicants.

Additional information about the Mainstream Voucher Program can be found at the bottom of the page

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.

HUD Income Limits Effective 4/1/2020

1 PERSON $30,250 6 PERSONS $50,100
2 PERSONS $34,550 7 PERSONS $53,550
3 PERSONS $38,850 8 PERSONS $57,000
4 PERSONS $43,150
5 PERSONS $46,650



Payment Standards
Effective 10/1/19
 Areas/Bedrooms  Studio 1 2 3 4 5 6


 1026 1152 1449 2088 2547 2930 3312
 95747 1152 1305 1638 2367 2880 3312 3744
 95765 1143 1287 1620 2340 2844 3271 3698
Roseville Housing Authority's jurisdiction includes the City of Rocklin (Rocklin is covered by both Placer County Housing Authority and Roseville Housing Authority).

Apartment Communities that Accept HCV Rental Assistance

waiting list

Through a lottery process, 500 applications have been added to the Roseville Housing Authority’s 2017 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. If you applied in September 2017 to be on the waiting list, you can check your status at

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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.

Emergency Transfer Plan
Notice of Occupancy Rights VAWA
VAWA Certification
Notice of Occupancy Rights VAWA (Spanish)
VAWA Certification (Spanish)
Domestic Violence Resources


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 2018 HCV Administrative Plan

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 FY2019-20

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.
2018 City of Roseville Financial Data Schedule

Roseville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher RHA 2020 5-Year Plan and 2019 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

Mainstream Voucher Information

The Roseville Housing Authority (RHA) has been awarded 14 Mainstream Vouchers to be used for lease-up in the cities of Roseville and Rocklin. Due to the strict requirements for this program and in order to reach HUD's targeted population for this limited set-aside funding, pre-applications are only available from Direct Referral Agencies starting December 24, 2018.

If you are currently on the waiting list for a Housing Choice (Section 8) Voucher, the Roseville Housing Authority mailed you a letter directly to inquire about your eligibility. Complete pre-applications received from households currently on the waiting list will be prioritized for these vouchers.

Participant Requirements:
Under the Mainstream Voucher Program, HUD is providing a limited preference set-aside funding source for households:
1. With a member who is 18-61 years AND has a disability; AND
2. Is: Transitioning out of institutional/segregated settings; At serious risk of institutionalization; Homeless; OR At risk of becoming homeless.

For an RHA Mainstream Voucher, the applicant will also need documentation of:
1. Connection with current supportive services, including an identified case manager for a minimum of six months after being housed; and
2. Completion of the local Ready to Rent Program or approved equivalent program.

Direct Referral Agencies:

Interested households, who fit the criteria above, may contact one of these agencies to inquire about a pre-application:
-Advocates for Mentally Ill Housing (AMIH) -(530) 878-5088
-Placer County Adult System of Care - (888) 886-5401 or Whole Person Care - (530) 889-7170
-The Gathering Inn (TGI) - (916) 791-9355
-Volunteers of America (VOA) - (916) 265-3400