Resources for Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program Participants

SHRA administers the Housing Choice Voucher program and other rental assistance programs in Sacramento County and serves approximately 12,900 families each month by paying housing assistance payments (HAP) to landlords on behalf of eligible participants. As part of the HCV program, the tenant pays approximately 30 percent of their income towards rent and the remainder is paid by United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) funds directly to the landlord. During open application periods, applications will be accepted at Please review the City and County HCV Administrative Plan that is required by HUD for additional information about the program.

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Finding Housing Using Your Voucher Workshop

This workshop will help voucher holders understand how to be rent ready, how to ensure a unit is affordable and what rent reasonableness is, understanding the application process, and the RFTA/inspection process. This training is open to all voucher holders, but may be mandatory for some voucher extension requests. The workshop will take on every other Monday at 2:30pm.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Current Participants

Below are a list of frequently asked questions for current HCV Program participants. If you have questions related to the Public Housing Program, click here. If you would like information about applying for assistance click here. Please contact us at 916-440-1390 for additional assistance.

General HCV Program Questions

How to Find and Keep Housing Using Your Voucher Video

Reporting Household Changes

Reasonable Accommodation Information

How to contact HCV Program Staff

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