The Housing Authority of the County of Butte cares about the health of our residents, partners and staff, and we are taking the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) seriously. To help protect you and your famiies, we are monitoring the recommendations from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to ensure that you receive the best and most up-to-date information.

The HACB has closed the Office doors to the public, but will continue to serve our community by telephone, e-mail, mail, etc. You may contact the HACB:

Monday through Thursday, 9am to 5pm
Friday, 9am to 12pm

Phone (530) 895-4474
TDD 1-800-735-2929
Fax (530) 895-4469
or at

COVID-19 Notice 03-20-2020 from the HACB

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Butte/Glenn Housing Choice Voucher Wait List Opening for Limited Homeless and Moving Up Preferences Only:

The Housing Authority of the County of Butte will open the Wait List for the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8 Voucher) Program for the Limited Homeless and Moving Up Preferences only and begin accepting applications on Monday, June 1, 2020.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Families must be referred to the Housing Authority of the County of Butte by the Butte Countywide Continuum of Care or the Dos Rios Continuum of Care (Glenn County agencies only) based on the Coordinated Entry prioritization per their policies and procedures.

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Notice: 15 Day Review Period

Early Notice and Public Review of a
Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain

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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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please contact the Site Coordinator.

We look forward to assisting you!


Main Office:
2039 Forest Ave.
Chico, CA 95928


Monday - Thurday 9AM to 4PM
Friday 9AM to 12PM

Phone: 530-895-4474
Fax: 530-895-4469
TDD: 800-735-2929

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