Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura

This housing agency serves Ventura County, California.

Waiting List
Open Now: Ventura County Area, California Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Mountain View Apartments, Low-income Housing Tax Credit and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Multiple Properties Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Ellis Terrace, Fiore Gardens, Leggett Court and Roth Apartments Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Florence Janss, Tafoya Terrace and Whispering Oaks Apartments Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Oak Creek Senior Villas Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Rancho Sierra Senior Apartments, 1-Bedroom Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Open Now: Ventura County Area, California Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura (AHA) is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from January 30, 2024 at 8:00 am, until February 13, 2024 at 4:00 pm PT. This is the first time the waiting list has been open since it closed in November, 2020.

Please note: According to the AHA, this waiting list is for "very low-income households".

To apply while the waiting list is open, complete the online application.

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Residency preference (live, work or hired to work in the AHA’s jurisdiction) 

3,000 applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA public notice on January 11, 2024.

Closed: Mountain View Apartments, Low-income Housing Tax Credit and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura (AHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher and Low-income Housing Tax Credit waiting list for 1, 2 and 3-Bedroom apartments at Mountain View Apartments is currently closed.

The AHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from July 13, 2021 until December 8, 2022. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: The apartments are currently under construction in Fillmore, California and scheduled for occupancy in Spring 2022.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

The maximum income limit for each household size were listed on the public notice.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Applicants that live, work, or are hired to work in Fillmore.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the AHACV website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHACV public notice on June 29, 2021.

Closed: Multiple Properties Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura (AHA) last accepted Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for Multiple Properties from April 18, 2023, until October 2, 2023. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

This waiting list was for the following properties:

  • Casas De Sueño Apartments - Camarillo, 2 & 3 bedroom units
  • Casa Velasquez Apartments - Camarillo, 3 bedroom units
  • Meadowbrook Apartments - Camarillo, 2 & 3 bedroom units
  • Charles Street Terrace - Moorpark, 2 & 3 bedroom units
  • Walnut Creek Apartments - Moorpark, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom units
  • Garden View Apartments Phase 1 - Thousand Oaks, 1, 2 & 3 bedroom units
  • Garden View Apartments Phase 2 - Thousand Oaks, 2 & 3 bedroom units

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

The maximum income limits for each household size were as followed:

  • 1 Person $43,900 | 5 Persons $67,750
  • 2 Persons $50,200 | 6 Persons $72,750
  • 3 Persons $56,450 | 7 Person $82,800
  • 4 Persons $62,700  

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Veteran
    • Applicants who are honorably discharged U.S. veterans or active servicepersons, widow/widower or divorced spouse of an honorably discharged veteran. (Applies to: Garden View Apartments Phase 1 and Garden View Apartments Phase 2)
  • Residency
    • Applicants living, working or hired to work within the AHA’s jurisdiction (cities of Camarillo, Fillmore, Simi Valley, Ojai, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, or any unincorporated area of the County of Ventura). (Applies to Garden View 1, Garden View 2 and Walnut)
  • Disability
    • Applicants whose head of household, co-head of household, spouse, or sole member is a person with disabilities. (Applies to: Garden View Apartments Phase 1 and Garden View Apartments Phase 2)
    • For the purposes of program eligibility, a person who has a disability as defined under the Social Security Act or Developmental Disabilities Care Act, or a person who has a physical or mental impairment expected to be of long and indefinite duration and whose ability to live independently is substantially impeded by that impairment but could be improved by more suitable housing condition.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA notice on April 11, 2023 and updated on September 20, 2023.

Closed: Ellis Terrace, Fiore Gardens, Leggett Court and Roth Apartments Public Housing Waiting List

The Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura (AHA) Family Public Housing waiting list for apartments at Ellis Terrace, Fiore Gardens, Leggett Court and Roth Apartments is closed.

The AHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from February 1, 2023, until February 15, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

The maximum income limit for each household size were as followed:

  • 1 Person $70,250 | 5 Persons $108,400
  • 2 Persons $80,300 | 6 Persons $116,450
  • 3 Person $90,350 | 7 Persons $124,450
  • 4 Persons $100,350 | 

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Veteran-Applicants who are honorably discharged U.S. veterans or active servicepersons, widow/widower or divorced spouse of an honorably discharged veteran.
  • Residency-Applicants living, working or hired to work within the AHA’s jurisdiction (cities of Camarillo, Fillmore, Simi Valley, Ojai, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, or any unincorporated area of the County of Ventura).

3,000 applicants were selected by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA notice on January 12, 2023.

Closed: Florence Janss, Tafoya Terrace and Whispering Oaks Apartments Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List

The Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura (AHA) Senior and Disabled Public Housing waiting list for 1-Bedroom apartments at Florence Janss, Tafoya Terrace and Whispering Oaks Apartments is closed.

The AHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from February 1, 2023, until February 15, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Veteran-Applicants who are honorably discharged U.S. veterans or active servicepersons, widow/widower or divorced spouse of an honorably discharged veteran.
  • Residency-Applicants living, working or hired to work within the AHA’s jurisdiction (cities of Camarillo, Fillmore, Simi Valley, Ojai, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, or any unincorporated area of the County of Ventura).

3,000 applicants were selected by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA notice on January 12, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Oak Creek Senior Villas Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura (AHA) is accepting Senior Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for 1 and 2-Bedroom apartments at Oak Creek Senior Villas from April 18, 2023 at 8:00 am, until December 12, 2023 at 4:00 pm PT.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application.

The maximum income limits for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 Person $43,900 | 5 Persons $67,750
  • 2 Persons $50,200 | 6 Persons $72,750
  • 3 Persons $56,450 | 7 Person $82,800
  • 4 Persons $62,700 

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Veteran
    • Applicants who are honorably discharged U.S. veterans or active servicepersons, widow/widower or divorced spouse of an honorably discharged veteran. (Applies to: Garden View Apartments Phase 1 and Garden View Apartments Phase 2)
  • Residency
    • Applicants living, working or hired to work within the AHA’s jurisdiction (cities of Camarillo, Fillmore, Simi Valley, Ojai, Thousand Oaks, Moorpark, or any unincorporated area of the County of Ventura). (Applies to Garden View 1, Garden View 2 and Walnut)
  • Disability
    • Applicants whose head of household, co-head of household, spouse, or sole member is a person with disabilities. (Applies to: Garden View Apartments Phase 1 and Garden View Apartments Phase 2)
    • For the purposes of program eligibility, a person who has a disability as defined under the Social Security Act or Developmental Disabilities Care Act, or a person who has a physical or mental impairment expected to be of long and indefinite duration and whose ability to live independently is substantially impeded by that impairment but could be improved by more suitable housing condition.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHA notice on April 5, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: Rancho Sierra Senior Apartments, 1-Bedroom Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura (AHACV) is accepting Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for 1-Bedroom apartments at Rancho Sierra Senior Apartments from August 8, 2023 at 8:00 am, until December 12, 2023 at 4:00 pm PT.

Please note: The apartments are currently under construction in Camarillo, California and scheduled for occupancy in Spring 2024.

To apply while the waitlist is open, complete the online application.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the AHACV website.

Sources: This information was verified by the AHACV public notice on July 28, 2023.

About The Agency

Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura provides affordable housing for up to 2,897 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 7:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 7:00am-5:00pm

1400 West Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA

Visit Website(805) 480-9991

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How large is the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura?

Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura serves 2,683 low-income households. The agency manages 2,569 Housing Choice Vouchers and 346 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 77 percent of households served by Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 95 percent of Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura households.

How many Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura residents are employed?

Working adults head 670 households and make up 25 percent of households served by Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura?

There are 1985 female-headed renter households living in Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura housing. Households headed by females are 74% of those served by the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura renters?

Black 134
Native American 27
Asian-Pacific Islander 134
White 1,288
Hispanic 1,073

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura?

There are 1529 households headed by seniors served by the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura. Senior households are 57% of households in Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura housing?

There are 643 persons with disabilities living in Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 24% of households served by the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura?

The Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Area Housing Authority of the County of Ventura

Oak Creek Senior Villas

367 E Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, California 91360

Walnut Street Apartments

765 Walnut Street, Moorpark, California 93021

Charles Street Apartments

396 Charles St, Moorpark, California 93021

Meadowbrook Apartments in Camarillo

610 Leonard St, Camarillo, California 93010

Casas De Sueno and Casa Velasquez

255 Fulton St, Camarillo, California 93010

1854 Los Feliz Dr Apartments

1872 Los Feliz Dr, Thousand Oaks, California 91362

Whispering Oaks

999 E Ojai Ave, Ojai, California 93023

Fiore Gardens

220 E Hillcrest Dr, Thousand Oaks, California 91360

Ellis Terrace

1031 Temple Ave, Camarillo, California 93010

Tafoya Terrace Apartments

344 Charles St, Moorpark, California 93021

Roth Apartments

290 E El Roblar Dr, Ojai, California 93023

Florence Janss Apartments

210 Brazil St, Thousand Oaks, California 91360