City of Pittsburg Housing Authority

916 Cumberland Street
Pittsburg, Contra Costa County, California 94565

City of Pittsburg Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency in Pittsburg, California that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Homeownership Voucher programs.

City of Pittsburg Housing Authority serves Pittsburg.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Pittsburg, California Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Other City of Pittsburg Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Pittsburg, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The City of Pittsburg Housing Authority (CPHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for three days in February 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

This waiting list has the following preferences: Resident and veteran.

5,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences. Applicants can check their status on the waiting list three weeks after it closed here.

For more information, visit the CPHA website, or call the office at (925) 252-4113.

Last Updated on 02/10/2017.

About City of Pittsburg Housing Authority

More information about City of Pittsburg Housing Authority can be found on its website at http://www.ci.pittsburg.ca.us/index.aspx?page=150.

Representatives of City of Pittsburg Housing Authority may be available by phone at (925) 252-4113. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

Open today from 8:00am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:00pm PT. Closed noon to 1:00 pm for lunch

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:00pm
Friday 8:00am-12:00pm , 1:00pm-4:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
HCV Portability Status

As of 10/11/2018, City of Pittsburg Housing Authority is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


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

As of the most recent VMS report, City of Pittsburg Housing Authority manages 928 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

Standard Homeownership Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 782 13 9 124
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,525 $1,164 $1,439 $1,204
Monthly Cost $1,192,698 $15,129 $12,950 $149,262

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for City of Pittsburg 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 3% having issued approximately 318 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 13 years and 4 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 72 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.5 persons and has a household income of $18,813 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 75% were extremely low income (ELI). 34% of households had wages as a major source of income, 7% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 55% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 50% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 27% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 21% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

47% of households included children, 6% of which had two adults in the household. 42% of households with children have a female head of household. 82% of all households were headed by a female.

84% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 68% of all heads of households being Black and 2% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the City of Pittsburg Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 25% include at least one person with a disability. 37% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 88% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

24% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 29% with 2 bedrooms and 47% with 3 or more bedrooms. 24% 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 Pittsburg Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $456 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,244. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $164.



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.


Public Housing Operated by City of Pittsburg Housing Authority

Stoneman Apartments

2300 Loveridge Rd.
Pittsburg, CA
$1,038-1,725
1-3 BR
Accessible
Family & Senior
HCV Welcome