Richmond Housing Authority


The Richmond Housing Authority (RHA) provides decent affordable housing for low and very low-income residents of Richmond through our federally funded housing programs:

Section 8 Transfer Update

Effective July 1, 2019, the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa will be assuming management responsibilities for approximately 1,700 Housing Choice Vouchers currently administered by the Richmond Housing Authority (RHA). For additional information visit the Housing Choice Voucher section of the RHA website.

Nevin Plaza Development - Request for Proposals (RFP)

The Richmond Housing Authority (RHA) is seeking a qualified affordable housing development team to partner on the redevelopment and operations of Nevin Plaza. The development team will work with RHA to convert Nevin Plaza to a local Project Based Vouchers (PBV) contract using the Section 18 Disposition process. The team will also leverage Low-Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) and other state and local development subsidies to address capital needs. 

To access more details and download the RFP please go to the Opportunity Sites website. 

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Nevin Waitlist Announcement 07 2019 (3)

Wait List

To find out if you are eligible for assistance from the Housing Authority, please visit  wait list/eligibility section.

Public Housing waitlist for Nevin Plaza    2400 Nevin Avenue, Richmond CA, 94804

The Waiting List will be open for Pre-Applications Thursday, August 1, 2019 through Monday, August 5, 2019.

Detail on how to apply go to the WaitList/Eligibility section.

Link to download the Nevin Plaza waitlist flier.


Claims against the Richmond Housing Authority are filed in the City Clerk's Office, and must be filed within six months of the incident.

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