The primary purpose of the intake function is to gather information about the family, but RHA will also utilize this process to provide information to the family so that an accurate and timely decision of eligibility can be made. Applicants will be placed on the waiting list in accordance with this plan.

Eligibility Requirements

Household income must not exceed the very low-income limits. “Very low-income” is a family with an annual income that does not exceed 50% of the median income for the area, as determined by HUD.

  • Must not have any violence or drug charges within the last 3 years
  • Must not have been evicted from any Federally Funded Program within 3 years
  • Must not owe any HA any money
  • Must provide all required documentation (i.e. Birth certificates, social security card) for all household members

Waiting List

When the waiting list opens, it willl be open for 1-2 days at two locations within the city; the applicant will then fill out a preliminary application and be placed on the waiting list accordingly.

You will remain on the waiting list until your name has reached the top of the waiting list and funding is available. It will be your responsibility to notify the RHA of any changes in writing while on the waiting list.

Household income must not exceed the very low-income limits. “Very low-income” is a family with an annual income that does not exceed 50% of the median income for the area, as determined by HUD.

Current Limits
Family Size(persons) Very Low Income Limit
1 $20,450
2 $23,350
3 $26,250
4 $29,150
5 $31,550
6 $33,850
7 $36,150
8 $38,500