The Housing Authority of the County of Butte (HACB) continues to monitor and follow the guidance provided by the State of California, the County of Butte’s Public Health Department, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to address the impact of the potential spread of the coronavirus “COVID-19”.
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Section 8 Waitlist
Open 5/9-22/2021

The Housing Authority of the County of Butte will open the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) waitlist from May 9th-22nd, 2021.

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Owner Benefits Program

The HCV (Section 8) program has some incredible benefits for property owners, and joining the program is a simple process that can help prevent homelessness and ensure that Butte County and Glenn County remains economically diverse.

Landlord Incentive Payment

Property owners new to the Section 8 program will receive a $1,000 signing bonus and all property owners will receive a signing bonus of $500 for each new contract. With over 200 families searching right now for housing in our area, you can make a difference.

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Posted: 8/18/2020

Public Housing - 3 Bedroom units wait list open

HACB is now accepting applications for Public Housing waiting lists for three (3) bedroom units located in Biggs/Gridley, Chico, and Oroville.

Applications can be obtained online by looking under Public Housing at the following link, or at 2039 Forest Ave., Chico, CA 95928.

Applications can be mailed or dropped off at 2039 Forest Ave., Chico, CA 95928.

Gridley Farm Labor Housing
Community Public Water System

Information regarding water quality, please see link, below:

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The Housing Authority of the County of Butte (HACB) is located in Chico, California and is a non-profit public agency incorporated in 1946. The mission of HACB is to assist low and moderate income residents of Butte County to secure and maintain high quality affordable housing.

Subsidized housing is provided to families, seniors and disabled individuals whose income is between 50% and 80% of median area income. With funding for the various programs provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the USDA Rural Development. Open Market housing is available to all applicants at affordable rents.

HACB administers and/or manages many different programs. Please view the programs section of this site to see if any of these programs are right for you.

You may be surprised to find that income qualifications do not have to be extremely low. We have a variety of housing programs available at a broad range of income limits. Visit our Housing Programs page to learn more!

The Housing Authority of the County of Butte does not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, familial status, source of income, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, ancestry, medical condition, or veteran status, in compliance with Federal and State law.

The Housing Authority of the County of Butte is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Housing Provider.

Equal Opportunity

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Main Office:
2039 Forest Ave.
Chico, CA 95928


Public Hours:
Monday - Thurday 1PM to 5PM

Phone: 530-895-4474
Fax: 530-895-4469
TDD: 800-735-2929
E-Mail: Info@Butte-Housing.com

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