Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa

3133 Estudillo Street, Martinez, CA

There is one waiting list open now offered by Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa.

Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa Waiting Lists

Waiting ListStatus
The Terraces Senior Apartments Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Contra Costa County, California Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Hacienda, Casa Del Rio, and Berrellesa Palms Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Closed
Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa Public Housing Closed

Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency and Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) programs in Contra Costa County.

Go to the California Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the California Public Housing Waiting Lists page for more nearby housing applications.

Open Until Further Notice: The Terraces Senior Apartments Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 2, 3 and 4-Bedroom apartments at The Terraces Senior Apartments is currently open.

The HACCC is accepting applications for this waiting list from June 13, 2022 at 10:00 am PT, until further notice.

Please note: Applicants must be 62 years of age or older to apply.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application that will be available here. No paper applications will be available.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the HACCC website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACCC on May 31, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Richmond, California.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (925) 957-7085 or ie@contracostahousing.org.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 06/13/2022.

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

The Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa (HACCC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the HACCC website.

Last Updated on 04/04/2019.

Closed: Hacienda, Casa Del Rio, and Berrellesa Palms Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Hacienda, Casa Del Rio, and Berrellesa Palms is closed.

The HACCC were last accepted applications for this waiting list from June 13, 2022, until June 30, 2022. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

  • Hacienda Senior Apartments (Senior - 62 or older & Frail Elderly), had 0, 1, and 2-Bedroom units.
  • Casa Del Rio Apartments (Senior - 62 or older),had 1 and 2-Bedroom units
  • Berrellesa Palms Apartments (Senior - 62 or older & Frail Elderly), had 1-Bedroom units.

Please note: Applicants must be 62 years of age or older to apply.

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It was not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the HACCC website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HACCC on May 31, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental assistance in Richmond, Antioch and Martinez, California.

Last Updated on 06/13/2022.

Closed: Public Housing Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa (HACCC) Public Housing waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for all bedroom sizes (1-5) for four days from February until March, 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

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

For more information, visit the HACCC website.

Last Updated on 04/04/2019.

About Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa

About the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa manages 8,396 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 7,833 5 9 18 27 248
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,751 $1,664 $1,772 $1,614 $1,437 $1,455
Monthly Cost $13,715,634 $8,318 $15,944 $29,059 $38,806 $360,763
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 2,165 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 13 years and 3 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 47 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 $18,820 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 30% of households had wages as a major source of income, 6% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 61% 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, 48% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 24% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 27% 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.

43% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 39% of households with children have a female head of household. 80% of all households were headed by a female.

72% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 55% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa Housing Choice Voucher program, 24% 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. 70% 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, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 40% 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 Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa voucher holders in 2016 was $467 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,336. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $116.

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 the County of Contra Costa

Alhambra Terrace

1111 Ferry St
Martinez, California

Vista Del Camino

100 Austin Ct
San Pablo, California
Call For Rent
1-4 BR

Elder Winds

2100 Buchanan Rd
Antioch, California

Los Nogales

305 Walnut Blvd
Brentwood, California

Bayo Vista

15 California St
Rodeo, California

El Pueblo

861 El Pueblo Ave
Pittsburg, California

Las Deltas Annex 1

21 Silver Ave
Richmond, California

Las Deltas

1645 N Jade St
Richmond, California

Terraces at Nevins Apartments-Senior

2100 Nevin Avenue
Richmond, California
Call For Rent
Studio-4 BR
Family & Senior
62+

Low Income Housing Managed by Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa

Garden Park Apts

2387 LISA LN
Pleasant Hill, California
Call For Rent
1-2 BR
Supportive Housing