Housing Authority of the County of Alameda

This housing agency serves Alameda County, California. Service does not extend to Alameda, Service does not extend to Berkeley, Service does not extend to Livermore, Service does not extend to Oakland, California.

Waiting List
Closed: Alameda County, California Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 3 and 4-Bedroom, Emeryville and Union City Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: 5421 at Dublin Station Other Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Project-Based Other Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Moderate Rehabilitation Other Waiting List Learn More

Closed: Alameda County, California Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the County of Alameda (HACA) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from April 2, 2024, until April 5, 2024.There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application that was available on the HACA website.

The maximum income limits for each household size were as followed:

  • 1 Person $51,800| 5 Persons $79,900
  • 2 Persons $59,200 | 6 Persons $85,800
  • 3 Persons $66,600 | 7 Person $91,700
  • 4 Persons $73,950 | 8 Persons $97,650

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Homeless
    • has a primary nighttime residence that is a place not meant for human habitation; or is living in a shelter designed to provide temporary living arrangements like emergency shelters, transitional housing, hotels paid for by an organization or assistance program; or is exiting an institution where they have resided for 90 days or less and who resided in an emergency shelter or place not meant for human habitation immediately before entering that institution.
  • Disaster
  • Veteran

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

For more information, visit the HACA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACA public notice on March 19, 2024.

Closed: 3 and 4-Bedroom, Emeryville and Union City Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the County of Alameda (HACA) last accepted Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list applications for 3 and 4-Bedroom apartments in Emeryville and Union City from April 2, 2024, until April 5, 2024. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: "This waiting list is for 3- and 4-bedroom units in Emeryville and Union City for families with very low-income (VLI) and extremely low-income (ELI)."

To apply while the waitlist was open, applicants were required to complete the online application that was available on the HACA website.

The maximum income limits for each household size were as followed:

  • 1 Person $31,050 | 5 Persons $47,900
  • 2 Persons $35,500 | 6 Persons $51,450
  • 3 Persons $39,950 | 7 Person $55,000
  • 4 Persons $44,350 | 8 Persons $58,550

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Homeless
    • has a primary nighttime residence that is a place not meant for human habitation; or is living in a shelter designed to provide temporary living arrangements like emergency shelters, transitional housing, hotels paid for by an organization or assistance program; or is exiting an institution where they have resided for 90 days or less and who resided in an emergency shelter or place not meant for human habitation immediately before entering that institution.
  • Disaster
  • Veteran

1,500 selected applicants were placed on the PBV 3-bedroom (VLI) waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

1,500 selected applicants were placed on the PBV 3-bedroom (ELI) waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

500 selected applicants were placed on the PBV 4-bedroom (VLI) waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

500 selected applicants were placed on the PBV 4-bedroom (ELI) waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HACA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACA public notice on March 19, 2024.

Closed: 5421 at Dublin Station Other Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the County of Alameda waiting list for Studio, 1 and 2-Bedroom apartments at 5421 at Dublin Station is closed.

The HACA last accepted applications for this waiting list from the earliest confirmed date of April 5, 2022, until April 30, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Print the paper application.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  •  Live in Dublin (3 points), Immediate Family (1 point), Displaced Resident (1 point), Works in Dublin (3 points), Public Service Employee (1 additional point), Permanently Disabled (1 point), Senior (1 point), Veteran (1 point).

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the HACA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACA public notice on April 19, 2022.

Closed: Project-Based Other Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the County of Alameda waiting list for Project-Based apartments at is closed

It is not known when the HACA last accepted applications for this waiting list, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the HACA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACA on April 19, 2022.

Closed: Moderate Rehabilitation Other Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the County of Alameda waiting list for Moderate Rehabilitation apartments at is closed

It is not known when the HACA last accepted applications for this waiting list, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the HACA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACA on April 19, 2022.

About The Agency

Housing Authority of the County of Alameda provides affordable housing for up to 6,684 low- and moderate-income households through its public housing programs.

Monday 10:00am-2:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am-2:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am-2:00pm
Thursday 10:00am-2:00pm

22941 Atherton Street, Hayward, CA

Visit Website(510) 538-8876

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How large is the Housing Authority of the County of Alameda?

Housing Authority of the County of Alameda serves 6,450 low-income households. The agency manages 7,089 Housing Choice Vouchers and 0 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Housing Authority of the County of Alameda?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 79 percent of households served by Housing Authority of the County of Alameda. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 93 percent of Housing Authority of the County of Alameda households.

How many Housing Authority of the County of Alameda residents are employed?

Working adults head 2,128 households and make up 33 percent of households served by Housing Authority of the County of Alameda.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Housing Authority of the County of Alameda?

There are 4708 female-headed renter households living in Housing Authority of the County of Alameda housing. Households headed by females are 73% of those served by the Housing Authority of the County of Alameda.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Housing Authority of the County of Alameda renters?

Black 3,161
Native American 65
Asian-Pacific Islander 1,032
White 1,484
Hispanic 774

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Housing Authority of the County of Alameda?

There are 2451 households headed by seniors served by the Housing Authority of the County of Alameda. Senior households are 38% of households in Housing Authority of the County of Alameda housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Housing Authority of the County of Alameda housing?

There are 1741 persons with disabilities living in Housing Authority of the County of Alameda housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 27% of households served by the Housing Authority of the County of Alameda.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Housing Authority of the County of Alameda?

The Housing Authority of the County of Alameda is rated as a high performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Housing Authority of the County of Alameda open new waiting lists?

Housing Authority of the County of Alameda’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on April 2, 2024 and closed on April 6, 2024.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Housing Authority of the County of Alameda

Pauline Weaver Senior Apartments

47003 Mission Falls Ct, Fremont, California 94539

Kottinger Gardens I

240 Kottinger Dr, Pleasanton, California 94566

Kottinger Gardens II

251 Kottinger Dr, Pleasanton, California 94566

Civic Center 14 TOD Apartments

632 14th St, Oakland, California 94612

Siena Pointe Apartments

22842 Vermont Street , Hayward, California 94541

The Majestic Apartments

959 Torrano Ave, Hayward, California 94542

Emery Glen Townhomes

6200 DOYLE ST, Emeryville, California 94608

Mission View Apartments

4125 DYER ST, Union City, California 94587

Promenade Apartments I & II

5300 Case Avenue, Pleasanton, California 94566

Nidus and Dyer

2004 Nidus Ct, Union City, California 94587