Oxnard Housing Authority

435 South D Street
Oxnard, Ventura County, California
(805) 385-8041

Open today from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Oxnard Housing Authority is a public housing agency in Oxnard, California that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Public Housing, Family Self-sufficiency, Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher, and Homeownership Voucher programs.

Oxnard Housing Authority serves Oxnard.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
Oxnard, California General Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Family Unification Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Project-Based Voucher Closed
4-5 Bedroom Public Housing Closed

Other Oxnard Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Oxnard, California General Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Oxnard Housing Authority (OHA) General Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for two weeks from January until February, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the open period, applicants were required to complete the online application. an online application needed to be completed.

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

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application was received, by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the OHA website here.

Last Updated on 03/17/2019.

Closed: Family Unification Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

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

Last Updated on 02/14/2019.

Closed: Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

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

Last Updated on 02/14/2019.

Closed: 4-5 Bedroom 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 02/14/2019.

About Oxnard Housing Authority

More information about Oxnard Housing Authority can be found on its website at https://www.oxnard.org/city-department/housing/.

HCV Portability Status

As of 01/08/2019, Oxnard Housing Authority is billing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.

Homeownership Voucher Program

More information about the OHA Homeownership  program can be found on the OHA Homebuyer assistance web page here.

Office Hours

Day Hours
Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday 8:00am-5:00pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

About the Oxnard Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Oxnard Housing Authority manages 1,566 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 1,449 3 63 18 33
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $959 $943 $1,058 $1,224 $782
Monthly Cost $1,388,926 $2,830 $66,661 $22,031 $25,819

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Oxnard Housing Authority

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 10% having issued approximately 173 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 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 37 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 $20,191 per year. 94% of households were very low income (VLI) and 71% were extremely low income (ELI). 36% of households had wages as a major source of income, 4% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 58% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 39% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 22% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 37% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 4% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

41% of households included children, 14% of which had two adults in the household. 32% of households with children have a female head of household. 70% of all households were headed by a female.

89% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 7% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Oxnard Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 17% include at least one person with a disability. 28% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 49% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

42% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 22% with 3 or more bedrooms. 8% 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 Oxnard Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $518 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $968. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $87.



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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