Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority
183 W Main Street
Quincy, Plumas County, CA

530-283-2466 http://www.plumascdc.org/

Section 8 Waiting List Status: Open Indefinitely

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List. This is what we know as of our most recent update on August 31st, 2016.

Please note: The Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority covers the Counties of Plumas, Lassen, Sierra and Tehama, CA.
The Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority (PCCDCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list opened on April 30, 2014 and is open indefinitely.

There are two ways to apply:

  1. Download and print the pre-application online here.
  2. Call the PCCDCHA office at (530) 283-2466, Ext. 112 to request a pre-application be mailed to you.
Once the pre-application has been completed, it must be mailed to the PCCDCHA at P.O. Box 319, Quincy, CA 95971. Faxed pre-applications will not be accepted.

The following preference have been identified: Elderly (62+); disabled; working or hired to work in Plumas, Lassen, Sierra or Tehama Counties; working or hired to work outside Plumas, Lassen, Sierra or Tehama Counties; live in Plumas, Lassen, Sierra or Tehama Counties; displaced by private or public action; veteran or serviceman.

Applicants will receive a confirmation number upon submitting the pre-application. It is important to keep that number in a safe, easy to access place. It will be needed any time when referencing your pre-application with the housing authority.

Qualified applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time of the pre-application submission, after sorting preferences.

For more information, visit the PCCDCHA website, or call the office at (530) 283-2466.

Public Housing Waiting List Status : Open

Affordable Housing Online is tracking the status of the Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority Public Housing Waiting Lists. This is what we know as of our most recent update May 22nd, 2015.

The Plumas County Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and elderly/disabled individuals.


This housing authority manages public housing for four counties:  Plumas, Lassen, Tehama, and Sierra. 
1. Valley Heights: 530-283-4119, 1374 Peppard Flat Road, Quincy, CA 95971
2. Green Meadows: 530-284-6800,152 Green Meadows Lane, Greenville, CA 95947
3. Sierra Meados: 530-258-4212, 460 Melissa Ave., Chester, CA 96020
4. Pine Meadows: 530-258-3223, 616 Pearl Rd., P.O. Box 1836, Chester, CA 96020
5. Wildwood Village: (Elderly/Disabled) 530-258-3350, Meadowbrook Loop, Chester, CA

To apply for public housing you must pick up an application at one of the communities listed above.

Once you have completed the application, it must be hand delivered to the community where you picked it up.

This Housing Authority does go by a preference point system that may improve your spot on the waiting list as: working, disabled, elderly, displaced, veteran, or a resident in any of the 4 counties.

More information can be found on their website at: http://www.plumascdc.org/, or the housing authority can be reached by calling the central office at 530-283-2466, during normal office hours.

Assisted Unit Distribution What is Housing Assistance?

The Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority administers both a public housing and Section 8 housing voucher program. The housing authority owns and manages 1 projects which contain 96 affordable rental units. It also administers 632 Section 8 housing vouchers.

According to HUD, Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority is determined to be a Small public housing authority, meaning it manages between 50 - 249 public housing units. Also according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the housing authority is designated as Medium High, meaning it administers 500 - 1,249 Section 8 vouchers.

Comparing the housing assistance distribution of Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority between Public Housing Units (13%) and Section 8 Housing Vouchers (87%) to that of all housing authorities in California, Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority has a larger proportion of public housing units than the average housing authority. The housing authority’s proportion of Section 8 vouchers under management is larger than the average housing authority in California.

Source United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (hud.gov, 2014)

SEMAP Performance What are SEMAP Scores?

Each year HUD reviews and scores the housing authority’s Section 8 program management based on 14 different criteria. This score is a reflection of how well the housing authority manages the Section 8 waiting list, the physical quality of housing assisted with Section 8 and the financial management of the program.

From 2001 to 2009, Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority scored an average of 93 points as of the last set of publicly available data. The housing authority had a high score of 100 in 2001 and a low score of 69 in 2006. The average SEMAP Score for Housing Authorities in California is 75.30.

Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority has an average score that is more than the average California housing authority. Higher SEMAP scores indicate more effective financial management, a smoother waiting list process and higher quality physical conditions at assisted properties.

Source President's Open Government Directive (hud.gov/offices/pih/, 2012)

Housing Authority Annual and 5 Year Plans

Public housing agencies, also called public housing authorities, which receive funding from HUD, are required to submit and receive approval from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development of both an Annual Plan and a 5 Year Plan. These plans establish each housing authority’s policies, strategies, programs and operations for meeting the housing needs of persons within their target area.

The housing authority plans include specific details about the cost of renovations to real estate (also known as capital improvements), changes to Section 8 HCV policies, planned redevelopment of public housing projects and other major administrative changes.

Following are the HUD-approved public housing agency plans for Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority.

Year Date Approved Plan PDF Document
2012 6/4/12 Plan
2010 6/17/10 Plan
2008 8/5/08 Plan
2007 7/24/07 Plan
2006 6/19/06 Plan
2005 7/6/05 Plan
2004 7/21/04 Plan
2003 5/30/03 Plan
2002 7/22/02 Plan
2001 7/9/02 Plan
2000 10/13/00 Plan