Housing Authority of the County of Humboldt

735 West Everding Street, Eureka, CA

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

Housing Authority of the County of Humboldt Waiting Lists

Waiting ListStatus
Humboldt County, California Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Housing Authority of the County of Humboldt Public Housing Unknown
Family Housing Unknown
Senior Housing Unknown

Housing Authority of the County of Humboldt offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) programs in Humboldt 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: Humboldt County, California Section 8 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Housing Authority of the City of Eureka and County of Humboldt (HACECH) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open until further notice.

To apply, pick up an application at the HACECH office, located at 735 West Everding Street, Eureka, CA 95503.

For more information, visit the HACECH website, or call the office at (707) 443-4583.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via 7074434583.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 07/26/2018.

Unknown: Public Housing Waiting List

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

Last Updated on 07/27/2018.

Unknown: Family Housing Waiting List

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

Last Updated on 07/27/2018.

Unknown: Senior Housing Waiting List

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

Last Updated on 07/27/2018.

About Housing Authority of the County of Humboldt

About the Housing Authority of the County of Humboldt Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the County of Humboldt manages 857 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 790 1 66
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $559 $814 $568
Monthly Cost $441,956 $814 $37,513
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 11% having issued approximately 88 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 22 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.9 persons and has a household income of $13,684 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 66% were extremely low income (ELI). 17% 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 77% 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, 37% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 29% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 33% 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.

26% of households included children, 8% of which had two adults in the household. 23% of households with children have a female head of household. 70% of all households were headed by a female.

24% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 4% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the County of Humboldt Housing Choice Voucher program, 40% include at least one person with a disability. 63% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 79% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

49% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 35% with 2 bedrooms and 16% with 3 or more bedrooms. 17% 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 Humboldt voucher holders in 2016 was $369 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $618. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $142.

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.