City of Encinitas Housing Authority
City of Encinitas Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program. As of August 6th, 2020, City of Encinitas Housing Authority has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
The Encinitas, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.
City of Encinitas Housing Authority serves Encinitas.
Waiting List Statuses
|Encinitas, California Housing Choice Voucher
||Open Until Further Notice
Open City of Encinitas Housing Authority Waiting Lists
Due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, some waiting list openings may be postponed until further notice. Visit the housing authority's website for the latest on its current operations, if one is available. If there is no information online, contact the housing authority directly. Due to a high volume of calls and modified office hours in most areas, it may take days or weeks to get a response.
City of Encinitas Housing Authority Website: http://www.ci.encinitas.ca.us/Resident/Housing-Resources.
City of Encinitas Housing Authority Phone: (760) 633-2723.
Open Until Further Notice:
Encinitas, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.
How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List
The City of Encinitas Housing Authority (CEHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.
Please note: The CEHA website says says, "If you do not live/work in Encinitas, then we anticipate that your name WILL NOT be reached on our waiting list. If you live outside of our area, it is suggested that you contact the housing authority that covers the area in which you live." Some housing authorities use this wording to dissuade non-local applicants of applying. The CEHA cannot deny your application simply if you are a non-local applicant. Applicants are not required to live in the area to apply.
To apply, download and print the application online here. In the "Waiting List" section, click the link for an English or Spanish application.
Once the application has been completed, it must be mailed to:
City of Encinitas Housing Authority
Waiting List Coordinator
505 S. Vulcan Avenue
Encinitas, CA 92024
This waiting list has the following preferences: Live or work in the City of Encinitas, elderly, veteran, disabled, working.
If an applicant is added to the waiting list, they will be notified by mail. Persons on the waiting list can check their status by calling (760) 633-2723, or emailing email@example.com.
For more information, visit the CEHA website, or call the office at (760) 633-2723.
Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 760-633-2723.
Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.
Last Updated on 04/17/2018.
About City of Encinitas Housing Authority
More information about City of Encinitas Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.ci.encinitas.ca.us/Resident/Housing-Resources.
Representatives of City of Encinitas Housing Authority may be available by phone at (760) 633-2723. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
How To Check Your Waiting List Status
You can check your waiting list status by phone by calling (760)-633-2723.
Open today from 7:00am to 6:00pm PT. Closed on alternate Fridays
About the City of Encinitas Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, City of Encinitas Housing Authority manages 97 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2019:
||Standard ||Homeownership ||Non-Elderly Disabled |
||47 ||1 ||49 |
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher
||$955 ||$170 ||$986 |
||$44,875 ||$170 ||$48,292 |
Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for City of Encinitas Housing Authority
Waiting List and Tenancy
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 6% having issued approximately 20 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 10 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 84 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.5 persons and has a household income of $16,853 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 70% were extremely low income (ELI). 19% of households had wages as a major source of income, 1% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 79% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
Heads of Household Characteristics
-1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 15% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 62% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 11% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.
13% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 12% of households with children have a female head of household. 78% of all households were headed by a female.
22% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 3% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the City of Encinitas Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 36% include at least one person with a disability. 49% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 55% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
Bedroom Size and Overhousing
61% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 4% with 3 or more bedrooms. 13% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by City of Encinitas Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $427 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $999. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $39.
1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.