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 in Stockton, California that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs.

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

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
San Joaquin County, California Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Affordable Housing Communities Closed

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.

Closed: Affordable Housing Communities Waiting List

How To Apply to the Other Waiting List

The Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin (HACSJ) waiting list for affordable housing communities is currently closed. It was last open for two weeks from October until November, 2018. 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 11/05/2018.

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.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 7:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 7:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 7:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 7:00am-5:00pm
Friday 7:00am-5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
HCV Portability Status

As of 09/22/2019, 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 most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin manages 4,268 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 3,983 10 61 6 36 172
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $664 $710 $803 $509 $1,225 $466
Monthly Cost $2,645,653 $7,104 $48,977 $3,056 $44,086 $80,128

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.


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