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City of Inglewood Housing Authority

One Manchester Boulevard, Suite 750
Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California 90301

City of Inglewood Housing Authority is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

City of Inglewood Housing Authority serves Inglewood.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Inglewood, California Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Project Based Closed

Other City of Inglewood 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 Inglewood Housing Authority Website: https://www.cityofinglewood.org/162/Housing.

City of Inglewood Housing Authority Phone: (310) 412-5221.

Closed: Inglewood, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The City of Inglewood Housing Authority (CIHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from July 13, 2020, until July 20, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Inglewood, CA is about 10 miles southwest of Los Angeles, CA. 

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application. No paper applications were given or accepted.

There are preferences, but they have not yet been confirmed.

5,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences.

The lottery selection will take place on July 27, 2020. Applicants can Applicants can check their status by logging into waitlistcheck.com with the email account used to submit the applications form online.

For more information, read the CIHA public notice, or visit the CIHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CIHA, as of July 13, 2020.

Last Updated on 01/10/2021.

Closed: Project Based Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The City of Inglewood Housing Authority (CIHA) waiting list for Project Based apartments is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the CIHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CIHA, as of July 13, 2020.

Last Updated on 07/20/2020.

About City of Inglewood Housing Authority

More information about City of Inglewood Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.cityofinglewood.org/162/Housing.

Representatives of City of Inglewood Housing Authority may be available by phone at (310) 412-5221. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 02/26/2021, it is not known if City of Inglewood Housing Authority is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the City of Inglewood Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, City of Inglewood Housing Authority manages 864 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 Ported Out
Vouchers 851 3 10
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $981 $796 $1,179
Monthly Cost $834,590 $2,389 $11,786

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for City of Inglewood 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 2% having issued approximately 678 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 13 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 49 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.7 persons and has a household income of $14,985 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 78% were extremely low income (ELI). 27% of households had wages as a major source of income, 10% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 62% 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, 35% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 31% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 33% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

26% of households included children, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 24% of households with children have a female head of household. 78% of all households were headed by a female.

97% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 91% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the City of Inglewood Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 36% include at least one person with a disability. 40% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 82% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

54% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 38% with 2 bedrooms and 8% 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 Inglewood Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $375 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,368. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $45.



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.