How to Apply

Applicants requesting housing through Fresno Housing Authority are placed on a wait list and contacted for pre-screening interviews as vacancies occur.  Applicants are then offered units as they become available. See Application Process Information (PDF)

Is there a waiting list?

The Waiting List for Low Income Public Housing is currently CLOSED.

On Monday, July 25, 2016 at 11:59pm, Fresno Housing closed all preliminary waiting lists for the Housing Choice Voucher, Low Income Public Housing, and Affordable Housing programs administered by the Fresno Housing Authority.

Applicants selected from the final draw will receive notification that their pre-application was selected from the preliminary waiting list and placed on the final waiting list for each respective program. Pre-applications will not be accepted for any program after July 25, 2016.

Fresno Housing will announce the re-opening of each preliminary waiting list to the public at a future date.

How much will the rent be?

Households that qualify for a unit owned or managed by Fresno Housing Authority pay approximately 30% of their income (or a minimum of $50, whichever amount is higher). Documentation must be provided to Fresno Housing in order to determine the rent amount. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) contributes toward the tenant’s rent balance and supports the management and maintenance of Fresno Housing Authority properties.

See additional information about rent costs.

What apartments are available?

Information about housing units owned, managed, and/or maintained by Fresno Housing Authority can be found in Properties, by Housing Type or by Location or by calling (559) 445-8956, Please note that specific information about which apartments are available at particular locations changes frequently.

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