Los Angeles City (HACLA)

2600 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90057
(213) 252-2500
Wait List Status

About Los Angeles City (HACLA)

The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) is a state-chartered public agency. It provides the largest stock of affordable housing in Los Angeles and is one of the nation's leading public housing authorities. It is also one of the oldest, providing quality housing options and supportive services to the citizens of Los Angeles since 1938.

HACLA's annual budget is more than $ 1 billion. Its funds come from five main sources: HUD's annual operating subsidy, HUD's annual Capital Fund, Section 8 administrative fees, rent from public housing residents plus other program and capital grants from various sources. HACLA continues to explore alternative funding sources and has built numerous key partnerships with City and State agencies, nonprofit foundations, community-based organizations and private developers.

Mission Statement

HACLA will preserve its existing affordable housing supply of 75,000 units while ensuring these units are both safe and decent and will spearhead a collaborative effort to increase the supply of affordable housing in LA by 30,000 units within the fifteen (15) years. HACLA will collaborate with residents and public, non-profit and private entities to create viable, healthy communities and to empower able residents to achieve financial independence. We will achieve the above while maintaining strong internal controls and developing and maintaining a strong culture of mutual respect, fiscal responsibility, and ethical behavior by our employees, residents and other key stakeholders.

Program Summary for Los Angeles City (HACLA)

Los Angeles City (HACLA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Los Angeles City (HACLA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 60 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Los Angeles City (HACLA) administered a total of 50 Section 8 Vouchers. Los Angeles City (HACLA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Los Angeles City (HACLA) is located at 2600 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA, 90057 and serves the city of Los Angeles. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Los Angeles City (HACLA) at, (213) 252-2500 for more information about coverage area and program availability.

Current Status Active
Size of Los Angeles City (HACLA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities N/A
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher N/A
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units N/A
Waiting list for the Los Angeles City (HACLA) is currently Open

2016 Income Limits for Los Angeles County, CA

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Los Angeles County, CA:

Median Income
Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $30,400
  • $34,750
  • $39,100
  • $43,400
  • $46,900
  • $50,350
  • $53,850
  • $57,300
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $18,250
  • $20,850
  • $23,450
  • $26,050
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $36,730
  • $40,890
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $48,650
  • $55,600
  • $62,550
  • $69,450
  • $75,050
  • $80,600
  • $86,150
  • $91,700

2017 Fair Market Rents for Los Angeles County, CA

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Los Angeles County, CA:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$988 $1195 $1545 $2079 $2303

Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
West Hollywood Housing West Hollywood Housing West Hollywood CA N/A N/A Open 5.47 Miles Contact
Glendale Housing Authority Glendale Housing Authority Glendale CA 740 425 Open 6.32 Miles Contact
Culver City Housing Authority Culver City Housing Authority Culver City CA 384 N/A Closed 7.05 Miles Contact
Inglewood Housing Authority Inglewood Housing Authority Inglewood CA 1,072 731 Open 8 Miles Contact
South Gate Housing Authority South Gate Housing Authority South Gate CA 654 N/A Open 8.44 Miles Contact
The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACOLA) The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (HACOLA) Alhambra CA 23,552 2,962 Closed 9 Miles Contact

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Los Angeles City (HACLA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Los Angeles County Quick Facts

Population: 10,116,705
Persons Per Household: 3.01
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 42.2%
Homeownership Rate: 46.9%
Housing Units: 3,462,202
Yearly Income Per Person: $27,749
Median Household Income: $55,909