Please note: Due to the COVID-19 virus, all City facilities are closed to the public. This includes the Arvada Housing Authority. Housing participants are encouraged to contact their housing specialist by phone or email to report income changes or ask questions. Paperwork can be mailed, scanned and emailed or placed in the dropbox in front of the Housing Authority doors. Please be assured that all rental payments to landlord will continue to be made in a timely matter.
The Arvada Housing Authority is currently NOT accepting applications for the Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) waiting list.
Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program
On February 12, 2020, the Arvada Housing Authority accepted application for the Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program. Applications were randomly selected for the opportunity to receive a Housing Choice Voucher. Due to the low number of applications received, all applicants who submitted an application will be given a chance to apply for a voucher.
Confirmation numbers 1-35 have been selected to move to the next step of the application process. Letters were mailed last week with instructions on the next steps.
About the Arvada Housing Authority
The Arvada Housing Authority was created by the City Council in 1975. The Board of the Arvada Housing Authority consists of the seven members of the City Council who serve in a different role as Commissioners of the Authority. The staff for the Housing Authority consists of four employees and an Executive Director who also serves as the Manager for Housing Preservation and Resources which is part of the Community Development Department.
Continuing to Build a Great Community through a superior customer-oriented organization that provides safety and protections, essential services, recreational opportunities, fiscal accountability, and strives for community enrichment and personal growth.
Equal Housing Opportunities
The Arvada Housing Authority provides equal housing opportunities and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, familial status, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Annual Report of the Arvada Housing Authority
For the period 7/1/2018 - 6/30/2019
Housing Choice Voucher Program
The Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program is program that is federally regulated and funded through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This program offers rental assistance to very and extra low income families, individuals, the elderly, and the disabled. This helps individuals to afford decent housing in the public market. Which includes single family homes, townhomes, and apartments. Housing assistance is provided in the form of rental subsidies. The HCV rental subsidies cover the difference between the participant’s payment and the unit’s market rent. Participants pay rent based on their income.
Accommodations for Individuals with Disabilities
If you or a person in your household has a disability and needs a reasonable accommodation to fully participate in the Housing Choice Voucher program; please contact the Arvada Housing Authority at 720-898-7494 for more information.