Richmond Housing Authority

The Richmond Housing Authority (RHA) is a federally funded entity established by the City of Richmond, California 1941, operating under the guidelines of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). RHA primarily serves low and very low-income residents by offering affordable housing programs, utilizing HUD's rent determination formulas, and complying with federal regulations and policies. The Housing Authority also secures additional funding for capital improvements and site revitalization while aiming to provide decent, safe, and sanitary housing for low-income individuals in Richmond.


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