Inglewood Housing Authority

West Manchester Boulevard, Inglewood, CA

There are no open waiting lists offered by Inglewood Housing Authority. Go to the California Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the California Public Housing Waiting Lists page for nearby housing applications.

Closed: Inglewood, California Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The City of Inglewood Housing Authority (CIHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from July 13, 2020, until July 20, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Inglewood, CA is about 10 miles southwest of Los Angeles, CA. 

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

There are preferences, but they have not yet been confirmed.

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

The lottery selection will take place on July 27, 2020. Applicants can Applicants can check their status by logging into waitlistcheck.com with the email account used to submit the applications form online.

For more information, read the CIHA public notice, or visit the CIHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CIHA, as of July 13, 2020.

Last Updated on 01/10/2021.

Closed: Beach Terrace Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The City of Inglewood Housing Authority (CIHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Beach Terrace Apartments is closed.

The CIHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from September 19, 2022, until September 20, 2022, or until a sufficient number of applications was received.

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

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

  • 1 Person $41,700
  • 2 Persons $47,650
  • 3 Persons $53,600
  • 4 Persons $59,550

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • IHA Section 8 Voucher Holders.
  • Active IHA Section 8 waiting list applicants.
  • Active Inglewood U.S. Veterans that hold a Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing Voucher.
  • Inglewood residents.

Please note: According to the CIHA public notice, "when the PHA has particular preferences or funding criteria that require a specific category of family, the PHA may elect to continue to accept applications from these applicants while closing the waiting list to others."

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

For more information, visit the CIHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CIHA public notice on September 14, 2022.

Service Area

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

Last Updated on 09/20/2022.

Closed: Project Based Waiting List

The City of Inglewood Housing Authority (CIHA) waiting list for Project Based apartments is currently closed. It is not known when this waiting list was last open, or when it will reopen.

For more information, visit the CIHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the CIHA, as of July 13, 2020.

Last Updated on 07/20/2020.

About Inglewood Housing Authority

About the Inglewood Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Inglewood Housing Authority manages 830 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 Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 774 3 12 41
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,076 $779 $1,706 $838
Monthly Cost $832,898 $2,337 $20,468 $34,360
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 2% having issued approximately 678 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 13 years and 6 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 49 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.7 persons and has a household income of $14,985 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 78% were extremely low income (ELI). 27% of households had wages as a major source of income, 10% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 62% 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, 35% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 31% 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, 1% of which had two adults in the household. 24% of households with children have a female head of household. 78% of all households were headed by a female.

97% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 91% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Inglewood Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 36% include at least one person with a disability. 40% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 82% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

54% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 38% with 2 bedrooms and 8% with 3 or more bedrooms. 13% 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 Inglewood Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $375 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $1,368. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $45.

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.