Employment Benefits

Raleigh Housing Authority (RHA) offers the following as a part of the agency’s comprehensive benefits program:


Compensation *

Bi-Weekly Pay
Direct Deposit
Local Government Federal Credit Union Membership & Payroll Deposits to member accounts
Paid Vacation & Sick Leave
Twelve Paid Holidays per Year

Retirement Plans *

NC Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System (LGERS):  Participation is mandatory for employees in regular positions that require at least 1,000 hours of work in a calendar year.  Employees contribute 6% of gross earnings on a pre-tax basis. RHA also makes regular contributions as mandated by the NC Department of State Treasurer.

Optional 401(K) & 457 Plans:  Participation is voluntary. Contributions can be made on a pre-tax and/or after-tax basis per plan rules.  RHA matches up to a maximum of 4% of employee contributions.  Participants are fully and immediately vested upon enrollment.

Roth IRA: Participation is voluntary.  Contributions are made via payroll deduction.

Health Insurance Plans *

Medical: RHA offers two medical plan options.  Prescription drug coverage and an allowance for vision reimbursement are included with both plans. RHA pays a portion of the premiums for single and dependent coverage if elected.

Dental: RHA pays a portion of premiums for single and dependent coverage if elected.

Life Insurance & Income Protection Plans *

Group Term Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance:  RHA provides all full-time employees with coverage valued at two times their annual salary.  This benefit is provided at no cost to the employee.

Short Term Disability Insurance:  This optional plan provides income protection for a maximum of 13 weeks.  Benefit amount is selected by the employee at election.

Long Term Disability Insurance:  This optional plan provides up to 60% of the employee’s basic monthly earnings after 90 days of continuous disability.  RHA pays 50% of employee premiums, if elected.


* RHA benefits are subject to change