Public Housing Applications Available for
4-Bedroom Units Only (min 4 persons, max 8)
continuing until 200 applications are received.
The Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura (AHA) will accept applications for 4-bedroom units only at:
Roth Apartments, located at 290 E. El Roblar, Meiners Oaks (unincorporated Ventura County)
continuing until 200 applications are received.
Applications will be accepted from families whose combined family income does not exceed 50% of the area median income.
Persons in the Maximum Income
household at 50% of area median income
4 $ 46,700
5 $ 50,450
6 $ 54,200
7 $ 57,950
8 $ 61,650
Income eligible households must have a minimum of 4 persons and a maximum of 8 persons whose head of household is at least 18 yrs of age or is an emancipated minor, according to CA State law. To be eligible for participation, applicants must meet all criteria required by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and established by the AHA.
Veterans and current residents of the Ojai, Camarillo, Fillmore, Moorpark, Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley and the unincorporated areas of Ventura County will receive a selection priority in accordance with the AHA's Public Housing Admissions and Continued Occupancy policy.
Date and time of receipt at AHA will determine placement on the
4 bedroom waiting list.
Applications are available on line at www.ahacv.org and at the AHA Central Office, 1400 W. Hillcrest Drive, Newbury Park (open M – Th, 7am to 5pm). Applications will be accepted in person at the Central Office, via US Mail, or through the after hours drop box in front of the Central Office. Faxed or emailed applications will not be accepted.
Pleaase go to 4BR Public Housing Application.
Please go to 4BR Spanish Public Housing Application.
Ventura County: 8th Least Affordable Area
The Housing Opportunity Index: 2nd Quarter 2015 lists the Ventura County Metro area as the 8th Least affordable in the country.
2017 Home Buyers Workshops
The new schedule for home buying workshops is now available on the AHA Calendar.
Workshops are held on the first Thursday of each month from 6pm – 7pm at the Camarillo Library, 4101 Las Posas Road in Camarillo (unless otherwise noted on the Calendar). Reservations are highly recommended. For additional information, please go to Home Buyers Workshop.
AHA Receives "High Performer" Rating from HUD
The Area Housing Authority has once again been named one of the nation's best run housing authorities. Exemplary program management and efficient program implementation earned AHA the designation of a "High Performer" from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.
This is the 14th consecutive year that the Area Housing Authority has
earned this distinction.
earn the rank of “High Performer” from HUD, the Agency demonstrated
compliance with HUD regulations and proved efficient use of funding and
resources while serving the greatest possible number of needy
residents. All aspects of the Section 8 program administration were
subjected to HUD audits and inquiries to quantify the Agency’s
performance. A total score of 90% is required to be ranked as a high
Senior Support Help Line
A Senior Support Help Line for residents 60 years and older is now available daily, 6am to 11pm. 1-800-235-9980
Ventura County residents can call the help line at no charge anytime they feel alone, sad, anxious or just need someone to talk to. The Senior Support help line is provided through a grant from the Ventura County Area Agency on Aging. The staff at the Camarillo Health Care District is operating the line for VCAAA
2016 Area Housing Authority Receives Clean Financial Report
The Area Housing Authority’s financial numbers are accurate and meet generally accepted accounting standards, a new independent audit report shows.
The Area Housing Authority Board of Commissioners, accepted the Audited Financial Statements for Fiscal Year 2016 from the accounting firm of Davis Farr LLP. The auditors released an unqualified report noting that the financial statements “present fairly, in all material respects, the respective financial position” of the AHA as of June 30, 2016.
The audit report is presented each year to show how the housing authority’s finances fared in the previous fiscal year. “The audit is performed for the purpose of forming an opinion on the financial statements that collectively comprise the agency’s basic financial statements,” stated Michael Nigh, Executive Director for Area Housing Authority.
The Area Housing Authority’s commitment to meeting and surpassing all Department of Housing and Urban Development standards has resulted in the agency’s multi-year rating as a “High” performer.
“This audit report shows we have a strong financial foundation,” stated Nigh, “and use our resources wisely. I commend staff for their high standards and prudence in financial matters in this uncertain economy.”