Tenant Rights and Responsibilities
Residents of Fresno Housing Authority’s public housing complexes are required to:
- Pay a security deposit
- Pay rent on time
- Maintain dwelling unit in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner
- Allow Fresno Housing Authority staff or other property managers reasonable access for inspections and repairs
- Be a good neighbor
- Notify Fresno Housing Authority of any changes in household size or income. Update income status.
- Abide by terms of the lease agreement
Fresno Housing Authority complies fully with all federal, state, and local nondiscrimination laws and with the rules and regulations governing Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity in housing and employment. The agency’s central office is accessible to persons with disabilities; posters and housing information are displayed so that they are readable from a wheelchair. Accessibility for the hearing impaired is provided by the TTY telephone service provider at (800) 735-2929.
The Fresno Housing Authority is responsible for public and affordable housing opportunities throughout Fresno County. As a public agency, created and authorized by state law to develop and operate housing and housing programs for low-income families, the Fresno Housing Authority enters into an Annual Contributions Contract with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to administer the public housing program for Fresno City and County.
Fresno Housing Authority must ensure compliance with federal laws, regulations, and notices, and must establish policies and procedures to clarify federal requirements, and to ensure consistency in program operation which are encompassed in the Admission and Continued Occupancy Policy (ACOP).
For information, contact your property manager.