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About Us

Welcome to the Housing Authorities of the City of Eureka and County of Humboldt! Our agency is comprised of two joint housing authorities: The Housing Authority of the City of Eureka and The Housing Authority of the County of Humboldt. 

The Housing Authority of the City of Eureka was incorporated on August 6, 1946. The Housing Authority was established to provide clean, decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing for low-income families. The Housing Authority of the City of Eureka is an independent agency, with operations separate from those of the City of Eureka. Currently the Housing Authority owns and operates several housing projects throughout the City of Eureka, including Eureka Family Housing, Eureka Senior Housing and Public Housing Projects. The projects are low rent and provide housing to families, seniors, and individuals that meet income eligibility requirements. All of the units owned and operated by the Housing Authority of the City of Eureka are smoke free and have been since January 01, 2013.

The Housing Authority of the County of Humboldt was incorporated on December 1, 1970. The Housing Authority of the County of Humboldt was established to help obtain clean, decent, safe, sanitary and affordable housing for low-income families. The Housing Authority is an independent agency, with operations separate from those of the County of Humboldt. Currently the Housing Authority administers assistance through the Section 8, Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. The program allows income eligible individuals to receive vouchers for rental assistance payments for qualified housing throughout the County of Humboldt.

The Housing Authority of the City of Eureka and County of Humboldt is a Public Housing agency that operates under the authority of the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development(HUD). We are governed by local, state and federal laws, rules and regulations. As such, we post our plans and reports in compliance with our governing bodies. You can find that information on our Governance page.