How to apply for housing

  • Public Housing Program

    *The public housing waiting list for one, two, and three bedroom households is now CLOSED. The waiting list for four and five bedrooms is open. The AHA does not accept applications for those bedroom sizes during times when the waiting list is closed. Please check back or watch our social media pages for times when the waiting list for your bedroom size will be open.

    -What is the Public Housing Program?: http://auroraha.com/low-income-public-housing-program/

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Eligibility for public housing is determined by the AHA based on the total annual gross income and family size and is limited to US citizens and specified categories of non-citizens who have eligible immigration status. In general, the family's income may not exceed 80% of the median income for the county or metropolitan area in which the family chooses to live. Median income levels are published by HUD and vary by location. Family must be headed by a person who qualifies under the AHA's public housing guidelines.

  • Housing Choice Voucher Program

    The housing choice voucher waiting list for all bedroom sizes is currently closed. The AHA does not accept applications during times when the waiting list is closed. Please check back or watch our social media pages for times when the waiting list will be open.

    -What is the Housing Choice Voucher Program: http://auroraha.com/hcvp/

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Eligibility for a housing voucher is determined by the AHA based on the total annual gross income and family size and is limited to US citizens and specified categories of non-citizens who have eligible immigration status. In general, the family's income may not exceed 50% of the median income for the county or metropolitan area in which the family chooses to live. By law, a PHA must provide 75 percent of its voucher to applicants whose incomes do not exceed 30 percent of the area median income. Median income levels are published by HUD and vary by location. Family must be headed by a person who qualifies as elderly or disabled.

  • Project Based Voucher Program

    *The project based voucher program waiting list for is currently open for seniors (55 & older) fitting a two bedroom unit. All other bedroom sizes are currently closed. The AHA does not accept applications during times when the waiting list is closed. Please check back or watch our social media pages for times when the waiting list will be open.

    -What is the Project Based Voucher Program?: http://auroraha.com/hcvp/

    Eligibility Requirements:

    Eligibility for a project based housing unit is determined by the AHA based on the total annual gross income and family size and is limited to US citizens and specified categories of non-citizens who have eligible immigration status. In general, the family's income may not exceed 50% of the median income for the county or metropolitan area in which the family chooses to live. By law, a PHA must provide 75 percent of its voucher to applicants whose incomes do not exceed 30 percent of the area median income. Median income levels are published by HUD and vary by location. Families must also meet certain requirements of the property owner.