The State of North Carolina chartered the Raleigh Housing Authority, RHA, in 1938. The first two developments constructed to replace substandard housing in the City of Raleigh were occupied in 1940 and 1941. Currently, RHA owns and manages nearly 2,000 public housing units and administers over 3,500 Section 8 vouchers. The occupancy rate for public housing is 98+% and the Section 8 Program is 100% utilized. There is a waiting list for both programs.
RHA has a seven member Board of Commissioners
that provides oversight for the Authority. Under HUD's report card
called the Public Housing Assessment System, RHA is rated as a "High Performer".
Our most recent score was 98 out of 100. RHA is active in the following
For more information, please contact us.
- Capital Fund Program
- Resident Initiatives
- Housing for Seniors
- HOPE VI Revitalization of Severely Distressed Public Housing
- Capital Area Developments Inc. "CAD" is a non-profit affiliate of RHA that provides 338 units of affordable housing.