About Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme

The Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Port Hueneme, California.

The Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme serves Port Hueneme.

Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

The Port Hueneme Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

This housing authority has one family community with 30 one to three bedroom units, and one senior/disabled community named Mar Vista, with 40 studio apartments, and 20 one bedroom apartments.

To apply for public housing, you can obtain an application to print and complete here.

Once the application has been complete it can be mailed or hand delivered the housing authority located at  North Ventura Rd., Port Hueneme, CA 93041.

This housing authority does have a preference system that may improve your spot on the waiting list as: living and/or working in Port Hueneme.  Your application is also placed by the date and time received.

For more information, the housing authority can be reached by callin 805-986-6527, Monday-Thursday from 8am-5pm, or you can visit the city website at http://www.ci.port-hueneme.ca.us/index.aspx?NID=871.

Summary

  • What: Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme Public Housing Opening
  • Preferences For: Persons Who Live, Work, or Attend School Locally.

  • A waiting list with preferences means that applicants who qualify for the preferences will receive assistance before applicants who do not. Because of the preferences, applicants who do not qualify may have a longer wait to receive assistance. Learn More About Preferences.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Open Indefinitely

The Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme (HACPH) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. This waiting list is open indefinitely.

Applications are available online to download here. The Spanish application is available here.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or dropped off to the HACPH, located at 250 North Ventura Road, Port Hueneme, CA 93041

Preferences are not known at this time.

All applications received will be placed by date and time of submission.

Last Updated on 07/22/2015.


About the Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme manages 270 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 267 3
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $904 $1,120
Monthly Cost $241,265 $3,359

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme

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 8% having issued approximately 32 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 9 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 58 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.9 persons and has a household income of $21,879 per year. 89% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% were extremely low income (ELI). 48% 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 41% 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, 60% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 23% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 16% 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.

57% of households included children, 9% of which had two adults in the household. 52% of households with children have a female head of household. 80% of all households were headed by a female.

78% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 8% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme Housing Choice Voucher program, 11% include at least one person with a disability. 27% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 48% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

25% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 54% with 2 bedrooms and 21% with 3 or more bedrooms. 8% 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 the City of Port Hueneme voucher holders in 2016 was $547 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $923. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $123.



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.


Affordable Apartments near Housing Authority of the City of Port Hueneme

703 N Ventura Rd
Casa Pacifica is a 91 unit low income housing apartment community in Port Hueneme.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance
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