Anaheim Housing Authority (AHA) Documents

FY 2023-24 Annual 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 Annual Plan for Fiscal Year 2022-2023, along with the required attachments and documents related to the Plan. These documents are be available for review between January 9, 2023 and February 23, 2023 at the Anaheim Housing Authority offices, located at Anaheim City Hall – West Tower,  201 S. Anaheim Blvd., 10th Floor Anaheim, CA 92805; and below:

For the FY 2023-2024 Annual PHA Plan draft, please click here
For the FY 2023-2024 Administrative Plan draft, please click here

PUBLIC HEARING: he Anaheim Housing and Community Development Commission will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, March 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m., to receive and review comments on the Annual Plan. 

 PUBLIC PARTICIPATION:  Members of the public can attend the public hearing in person at Anaheim City Hall-West Tower, 10th Floor, 201 S. Anaheim Blvd. Anaheim, CA 92805. Members of the public are invited to review the documents and can submit written comments by sending them to araez@anaheim.net or by calling (714) 765-4320 ext. 4773. Please submit comments prior to 3:00 P.M. the day of the meeting. All comments will be distributed to the Anaheim Housing and Community Development Commission members and will be made part of the official public record as well as included in the final documents submitted to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). 

 ACCESSIBILITY: If requested, the agenda and backup materials will be made available in appropriate alternative formats to persons with a disability, as required by Section 202 of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. Sec. 12132), and the federal rules and regulations adopted in implementation thereof. Any person who requires a disability-related modification or accommodation, in order to observe and/or offer public comment may request such reasonable modification, accommodation, aid, or service by contacting the Anaheim Housing Authority at 714-765-4320 ext. 4773 or via email to araez@anaheim.net no later than 8:00 AM on the day of the scheduled meeting.


FY 2022-2023 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 and its latest updates were last approved by the Housing Authority Board of Commissioners on March 15, 2022.

For the FY 2022-2023 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.

For the FY 2022-2023 Annual PHA Plan >> Click here
For the 2020-2024 Five Year PHA Plan >> Click here


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 have increased by 10% or more.

For the complete allowance schedule that went into effect November 1, 2022, Click here.


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 existing program participants)

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 in English >> Click here
To view the Notice of Occupancy Rights in Spanish >> Click here
To view the Notice of Occupancy Rights in Vietnamese >> Click here

Emergency Transfer Plan (Applicable to existing program participants only)

This plan 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 in English >> Click here
To view the Emergency Transfer Plan in Spanish >> Click here
To view the Emergency Transfer Plan in Vietnamese >> Click here