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Housing Authority of Tulare County

5140 W Cypress Avenue
Visalia, Tulare County, California 93277

Housing Authority of Tulare County is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, and Moving to Work programs. As of July 11th, 2020, Housing Authority of Tulare County has 3 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Tulare County, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Senior Housing Other Senior Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of Tulare County serves Tulare County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Tulare County, California Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Public Housing Open Until Further Notice
Senior Housing Open Until Further Notice
Farm Labor Unknown

Open Housing Authority of Tulare County 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.

Housing Authority of Tulare County Website: http://www.hatc.net/.

Housing Authority of Tulare County Phone: (559) 627-3700.

Open Until Further Notice: Tulare County, 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Housing Authority of Tulare County (HATC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open, since at least November 16, 2018, until further notice.

To apply, call the HATC office at (559) 627-3700, Ext. 125, from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm ET, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Live, Work, or Attend School in Tulare County.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, after sorting preferences.

For more information, visit the HATC website, or call the office at (559) 627-3700.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (559) 627-3700.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 11/16/2018.

Open Until Further Notice: Public Housing 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 Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Tulare County (HATC) Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least November 16, 2018, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, call the HATC office at (559) 627-3700, Ext. 125, from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm ET, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

For more information, visit the HATC website, or call the office at (559) 627-3700.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (559) 627-3700.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 11/16/2018.

Open Until Further Notice: Senior Housing 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 Other Senior Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Tulare County (HATC) Senior Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least November 16, 2018, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, call the HATC office at (559) 627-3700, Ext. 125, from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm ET, on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

For more information, visit the HATC website, or call the office at (559) 627-3700.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (559) 627-3700.

Last Updated on 11/16/2018.

Other Housing Authority of Tulare County Waiting Lists

Unknown: Farm Labor Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The status of this waiting list is unknown. If you have information regarding this waiting list contact us.

Last Updated on 11/16/2018.

About Housing Authority of Tulare County

More information about Housing Authority of Tulare County can be found on its website at http://www.hatc.net/.

Representatives of Housing Authority of Tulare County may be available by phone at (559) 627-3700. 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 (559)-627-3700.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
HCV Portability Status

As of 04/26/2018, Housing Authority of Tulare County 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 Housing Authority of Tulare County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Tulare County manages 2,716 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:

Tenant Protection Moving To Work Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 9 2,629 26 43
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $342 $402 $730 $375
Monthly Cost $3,074 $1,056,146 $18,988 $16,139

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Tulare County

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 17% having issued approximately 164 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 23 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of -1 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 3.3 persons and has a household income of $21,899 per year. 73% of households were very low income (VLI) and 39% were extremely low income (ELI). 44% 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 37% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 66% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 14% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 18% 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.

68% of households included children, 30% of which had two adults in the household. 60% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.

74% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 5% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Tulare County Housing Choice Voucher program, 13% include at least one person with a disability. 23% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 78% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

30% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 29% with 2 bedrooms and 42% with 3 or more bedrooms. 11% 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 Housing Authority of Tulare County voucher holders in 2016 was $426 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $692. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $87.



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 Apartments Operated by Housing Authority of Tulare County

Dinuba

12650 Hazel Ave
Cutler, California

Tulare

222 S Sacramento St
Tulare, California
Subsidized

Visalia

1040 S Crenshaw Ct
Visalia, California

Porterville

301 N 4th St
Porterville, California

Low Income Housing Managed by Housing Authority of Tulare County

Santa Fe Plaza

250 N 3rd St
Porterville, California
Income Based
1 BR
Subsidized
62+
Accessible
Elderly Supportive Housing

Alta Vista Apartments

41730 Road 128
Orosi, California
Call For Rent
1 BR

Visalia Garden Villas

4901 W Crenshaw Ct
Visalia, California
62+

Cypress Cove

1501 E Cypress Ave
Tulare, California
Income Based
1 BR

Village Grove Apartments

675 S Farmersville Blvd
Farmersville, California
Subsidized
Accessible
Accessible
62+

Kimball Court

303 W Kimball Ave
Visalia, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
62+

Westport Village

3123 S Avocado Street
Visalia, California
Call For Rent
2 BR
62+