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The Palm Desert Housing Authority operates over 1,000 subsidized affordable rental units. The complexes are located throughout the city, vary in size and character and serve both multi-family and senior tenants.

For a complete list of the Authority Subsidized Rental Properties, click here.

The Authority’s properties are managed by RPM Company. RPM handles the day-to-day management and operations including pre-screening, leasing, annual income certifications, tenant requests, and overall maintenance.

For more information about whether you qualify for a subsidized rental unit, please contact RPM; by phone (760) 674-1139, by email, or complete the Guest Card and return it to the complex you are interested in.

If you are an existing tenant, all tenant inquiries, questions about certifications, or maintenance concerns should be directed to your property manager or RPM’s Palm Desert Corporate Office at (760) 674-1139.

To ensure equitable treatment of all resident tenants, the Authority established policies and procedures for its rental units. Every resident tenant is required to acknowledge receipt of the Administrative Plan at the signing of their first lease.

Don’t have access to a printer? A copy of the Administrative Plan is also available at all leasing offices.

Other Rental Opportunities


The Authority complies with the Fair Housing Act, the Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or familial status.


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