New Utility Allowances

Please click on the attached link for details regarding the current Utility Allowance Schedule for HACLB.

The Housing Authority of the City of Long Beach (HACLB) administers the City's Rental Housing Assistance Programs. These Assistance Programs are designed to provide financial and technical assistance services to low-income, elderly, and disabled residents of Long Beach so they can live with dignity in decent, safe, and sanitary housing conditions.

Currently HACLB, in partnership with more than 2,600 property owners, assists over 6,800 households that lease units in the City of Long Beach, through these various programs:

  • HCV - Housing Choice Voucher Program (commonly known as Section 8 Rental Assistance Program) More Information
  • HOPWA - Housing Opportunities for persons living with AIDS. More Information
  • VASH - Veteran's Affairs Supportive Housing - More Information
  • SPC - Shelter Plus Care and Homeless Assistance Program in conjunction with the Health Department's Continuum of Care Program - More Information
  • Palace Apartments - Project Based Vouchers for foster youth (18-23) who have been emancipated in the last 5 years and are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

HACLB also provides special supportive services to our families through the Family Self Sufficiency Program and Homeownership Programs. These programs provide financial and literacy training, the development of escrow accounts, career and academic guidance, and resource referrals. Job training is also provided through a partnership with the City's Workforce Development Bureau to further assist in the transition of our families to economic self-sufficiency and finally homeownership.

The Housing choice Voucher (Section 8) waiting list is currently closed.

We will make an announcement as soon as they open.



Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH)


On November 30, 2016 at 4:00 pm, the Long Beach Community Investment Company (LBCIC) will conduct a Public Hearing in the 3rd Floor Large Conference Room in City Hall, 333 West Ocean Blvd., Long Beach.

The purpose of the Public Hearing will be to receive public comment on the City of Long Beach's Assessment of Fair Housing (AFH). As required by the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the AFH analyzes challenges to fair housing choice and establishes goals and priorities to address the fair housing barriers in Long Beach. The goals identified in the AFH will inform the strategies and actions of the City's 2018-2022 Consolidated Plan including the associated yearly Annual Action Plans.

Draft copies of the AFH are available for a 45-day Public Comment period ending with the November 30th Public Hearing.

An electronic copy of the draft AFH can be viewed or downloaded here.

Hard copies will also be made available at:

City Hall
333 W. Ocean Blvd., 3rd Floor
Long Beach CA, 90802


Long Beach Main Library
101 Pacific Ave.
Long Beach CA, 90802



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