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Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin

448 S Center Street
Stockton, San Joaquin County, California 95203

Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of October 20th, 2020, Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin has 1 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The Various Communities Project-Based Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin serves San Joaquin County.

COVID-19 Update: Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, the Housing Authority County of San Joaquin (HACSJ) has suspended public access to the main office and management offices for the next two weeks. The following information was provided by the HACSJ:

"HACSJ has established a COVID-19 Hotline and electronic mailbox for additional inquiries. Email: covid19@hacsj.org or call our hotline (209) 460-5002.

Public Housing Staff List
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Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Various Communities Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
San Joaquin County, California Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin 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 the County of San Joaquin Website: https://www.hacsj.com/.

Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin Phone: (209) 460-5065.

Open Until Further Notice: Various Communities Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin (HACSJ) Section 8 Project Based Voucher waiting list for multiple communities is currently open. Applications are being accepted from March 23, 2020 at 8:00 am PT, until further notice.

The communities and bedroom sizes for this waiting list are as follows: 

  • Claremont Manor Apartments - 347 E. Flora St. Stockton, CA, 95202 (Age 62 and older and/or disabled) 
    • 1 & 2 Bedrooms 
  • Casa Manana Inn - 3700 N. Sutter St. Stockton, CA 95204 (Age 62 and older)
    • 1 Bedroom 
  • LOEL Senior Center - 105 S Washington St. Lodi, CA 95240 (Age 62 and older) 
    • 1 Bedroom 
  • Winslow Village Apartments - 5926 Village Green Dr. Stockton, CA 95210 (Disabled only) 
    • 1-3 Bedrooms 
  • Anchor Village Apartments - 133 E. Oak St. Stockton, CA 95202 
    • 1 & 2 Bedrooms 
  • Cal Weber 40 Apartments - 512 E. Weber Ave. Stockton, CA 95202 
    • 3 Bedrooms  
  • Casa De Oasis - 1700 El Dorado St. Stockton, CA 95206 
    • 1 Bedroom  
  • Medici Artist Lofts - 242 N. Sutter St. Stockton, CA 95202 (Artists preferred but not mandatory) 
    • 1-3 Bedrooms
  • Mourfield Fourplex - 3569 Mourfield Ave. Stockton, CA 95206 
    • 3 Bedrooms 
  • Sienna Terrace Apartments - 4215 N. Pershing Ave. Stockton, CA 95207 
    • 1 & 2 Bedrooms 
  • Sierra Vista Apartments - 1520 E. Eleventh St. Stockton, CA 95206 
    • 2-4 Bedrooms 
  • Stone Pine Meadows - 229 W Grant Line Rd. Tracy, CA 95376 
    • 2-4 Bedrooms 
  • Union Court Apartments - 940 S. Union Rd. Manteca, CA 95336 
    • 2 Bedrooms 
  • Washington Street Apartments - 719 S. Washington St. Lodi, CA 95240 
    • 2 & 3 Bedroom

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here.

There are preferences, and they are listed on the application.

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

For more information, visit the HACSJ website.

Sources: This information was verified by the Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin, as of March 19, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for rental assistance in San Joaquin County, California.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via an email to rc_portal@hacsj.org or by leaving a voicemail at (209) 460-5002.

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 09/20/2020.

Other Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin Waiting Lists

Closed: San Joaquin County, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

How To Apply to the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin (HACSJ) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for two weeks from October until November, 2018; and before that in August, 2013,and in October, 2009. 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.

This waiting list had the following preferences: Displaced by Government Action, Live, Work, or Attend School Locally, In Transitional Housing,  Victims of Domestic Violence, Disabled, Veterans.

10,000 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, by order of preferences. Applicants will receive an email by November 30, 2018, confirming if they have been placed on the waiting list.

For more information, read the HACSJ public notice, visit the HACSJ website, or call the office at (209) 460-5000.

Last Updated on 12/22/2018.

About Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin

More information about Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin can be found on its website at https://www.hacsj.com/.

Representatives of Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin may be available by phone at (209) 460-5065. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.

HCV Portability Status

As of 10/20/2020, it is not known if Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin is either absorbing or billing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin manages 4,328 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:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 4,013 9 71 5 58 172
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $713 $825 $835 $479 $1,331 $506
Monthly Cost $2,861,396 $7,424 $59,261 $2,395 $77,184 $86,969

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin

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 16% having issued approximately 297 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 1 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 57 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 $14,843 per year. 91% of households were very low income (VLI) and 64% were extremely low income (ELI). 19% of households had wages as a major source of income, 9% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 70% 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, 47% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 28% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 23% 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.

44% of households included children, 7% of which had two adults in the household. 38% of households with children have a female head of household. 74% of all households were headed by a female.

81% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 47% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin Housing Choice Voucher program, 30% include at least one person with a disability. 51% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 87% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

29% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 29% with 2 bedrooms and 42% with 3 or more bedrooms. 20% 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 San Joaquin voucher holders in 2016 was $398 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $709. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $130.



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 San Joaquin

Diablo Homes

2525 Buthmann Ave
Tracy, California

Sierra Vista Annex - Conway

2539 Alabama Ave
Stockton, California

Sierra Vista Homes

1608 E 11th St
Stockton, California

Low Income Housing Managed by Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin

Lodi - Loel Foundation

301 E Oak St
Lodi, California