Upland Housing Authority
Serving the Community of Upland Since 1943

 

Housing Programs  |   Applicants   |   Participants   |   Landlords  |   Contact Us

UHA Main

Home

About UHA

Board of Commissioners

Calendar

Jobs & Contracting

News

Contact Us

 

Housing Programs

What We Offer

FAQ

About Public Housing

Public Housing Policies

About Section 8

Section 8 Policies

 

Participants

Forms

Resident Services

Resident Advisory Board

 

Landlords

General Information

How to Participate

List Your Unit

FAQ

Inspection Standards

Direct Deposit

Forms for Landlords

News

 

Resources

Fair Housing

Report Fraud

Helpful Links

Other Resources

 

This website was updated on:
November 21, 2014

 

Section 8 Utility Allowances

In accordance with HUD regulations, UHA has performed the annual review and update to our utility allowance schedule.  Due to changes in rates, the allowances for electricity and sewer utilities have increased.  The allowance for natural gas has decreased.  All other allowances have not changed.

The updated allowances will be used for all new contracts, including transfers, with a start date of April 1, 2014, or later.  The new amounts will also be used for all existing contracts at the time of the next annual reexamination following this date.

Utility allowances are provided to offset the cost of utilities paid by the tenant, and are paid through  the housing authority’s share of the rent.  If the utility allowances increase, the housing authority’s share of the rent will also increase.  Accordingly, the housing authority’s share of the rent will decrease if utility allowances decrease.  This change in utility allowances will mean that most existing participants will see a small change to their portion of the monthly rent at the time of their next annual recertification.

The updated utility allowances were calculated based on the discounted rates available for low-income families through the California Alternate Rates For Energy (CARE) program.  Please contact Southern California Edison or The Gas Company to learn more or to apply for CARE and other similar programs.  Most telephone service providers also offer discounted rates through the Lifeline/Link-Up programs. 

For all new lease-ups and re-examinations processed on or after April 1, 2014

Utility

0 Bedroom

1 Bedroom

2 Bedroom

3 Bedroom

4 Bedroom

5 Bedroom

Gas

$12.00

$14.00

$16.00

$24.00

$26.00

$32.00

Electric

$13.00

$22.00

$32.00

$49.00

$59.00

$65.00

Gas & Electric

$25.00

$36.00

$48.00

$73.00

$85.00

$97.00

All Electric

$28.00

$37.00

$47.00

$48.00

$58.00

$76.00

With Air Conditioning

$10.00 (any number of bedrooms)

Water

$16.00

$16.00

$46.00

$80.00

$80.00

$101.00

Sewer

$17.00 (any number of bedrooms)

Trash

$19.00 (any number of bedrooms)

Refrigerator

$6.00 (any number of bedrooms)

Stove

$5.00 (any number of bedrooms)

For more information about the CARE and Lifeline/Link-Up programs, please contact your utility companies.

The Gas Company
1-800-427-2200
www.socalgas.com

Southern California Edison
1-800-447-6620
www.sce.com
 

Lifeline/Link-Up
Verizon: 1-800-483-4000
AT&T: 1-800-310-2355
www.lifelinesupport.org/

 

Housing Authority of the City of Upland, California

1200 N. Campus Avenue, Upland, California  91786
(909) 982-2649 Telephone    |    (909) 982-0237 Facsimile