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Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency

801 12th Street
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California
(916) 444-9210

Program Details

Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency is a Section 8 and Public Housing Agency in Sacramento, California.

Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency serves Sacramento County.

Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency Waiting Lists

Project-Based Voucher Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Authority (SHRA) is currently accepting Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, visit the Housing Choice Voucher Program page here, and scroll down to the "Project-based Assistance" section. If a waiting list is open, there will be a link titled "Click here to apply." 

This waiting list has the following preference: Veterans.

For more information, visit the SHRA website, or call the office at (916) 444-9210.


IMPORTANT NOTE: 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 who is currently also on the housing authority's Housing Choice Voucher waiting list may request to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 10/03/2017.

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled households. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, visit the Public Housing page here. If a waiting list is open, there will be a link titled "Click here to apply." 

This waiting list has the following preferences: Homeless with services, homeless without services, veteran, displaced by natural disaster or government action.

For more information, visit the SHRA website, or call the office at (916) 444-9210.


After applying, learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 10/03/2017.

1 Bedroom Senior and Disabled Public Housing Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) is currently accepting Public Housing waiting list applications for 1-Bedroom elderly households.

To apply, visit the Elderly-Only Public Housing page here, and click the link at the bottom of the page.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Homeless with services, homeless without services, veteran, displaced by natural disaster or government action.

For more information, visit the SHRA website, or call the office at (916) 444-9210.


After applying, learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/06/2018.

Sacramento County, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List: Closed

The Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Authority (SHRA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for two weeks in January 2018; and prior to that in September 2015, and for two weeks in September 2014. 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: Live, work, or hired to work in Sacramento County; veteran; permanently disabled; rent burdened; homeless.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, after sorting preferences.

Nearly 43,000 people applied during the last opening.

For more information, visit the SHRA website, or call the office at (916) 444-9210.

Last Updated on 02/02/2018.

About Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency

More information about Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency can be found on its website at http://www.shra.org/.

How To Update Your Application

Online here.

HCV Portability Status

As of 05/25/2018, it is not known if Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency is accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


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