Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency

801 12th Street
Sacramento, Sacramento County, California 95814
(916) 444-9210

Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency is a Public Housing Agency in Sacramento, California that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of June 18th, 2019, Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency has 4 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.

The General Project-Based Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Senior Project-Based Voucher Waiting List is open indefinitely. The General Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely. The Senior Public Housing Waiting List is open indefinitely.

Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency serves Sacramento County.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting ListStatus
General Project-Based Voucher Open Indefinitely
Senior Project-Based Voucher Open Indefinitely
General Public Housing Open Indefinitely
Senior Public Housing Open Indefinitely
Sacramento County, California Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency Waiting Lists

Open Indefinitely: General Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) General Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list is currently open, since at least March, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, visit the SHRA Housing Choice Voucher Program page here, and select the "Click here to apply" link for an open waiting list.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Veteran.

For more information, visit the SHRA website here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (916) 444-9210.

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 03/25/2019.

Open Indefinitely: Senior Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

The Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) Elderly Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list is currently open, since at least March, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, visit the SHRA Housing Choice Voucher Program page here, and select the "Click here to apply" link for an open Elderly waiting list.

This waiting list has the following preferences: Veteran.

For more information, visit the SHRA website here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (916) 444-9210.

Last Updated on 03/25/2019.

Open Indefinitely: General Public Housing Waiting List

The Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) General Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least March, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, visit the SHRA Public Housing page here, and select the "Click here to apply" link for an open waiting list.

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 here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (916) 444-9210.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 03/25/2019.

Open Indefinitely: Senior Public Housing Waiting List

The Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency (SHRA) Elderly Public Housing waiting list is currently open, since at least March, 2019, until further notice. Waiting lists for a specific community or bedroom size may be closed.

To apply, visit the SHRA Public Housing page here, and select the "Click here to apply" link for an open Elderly waiting list.

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 here.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (916) 444-9210.

Last Updated on 03/25/2019.

Other Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency Waiting Lists

Closed: Sacramento County, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

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. Before that, it was open in September, 2015, for two weeks in September, 2014, and in June, 2012. 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, by order of preferences.

Nearly 43,000 people applied during the last opening.

For more information, visit the SHRA website here.

Last Updated on 03/25/2019.

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 06/18/2019, it is not known if Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency 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.


Public Housing Operated by Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency

New Helvetia

2515 Kit Carson St
Sacramento, CA

River Oaks

454 River Bend Cir
Sacramento, CA

Capitol Terrace

1820 Capitol Ave
Sacramento, CA

Colonial Heights 1 Clauss Court

7280 Mandy Dr
Sacramento, CA

River Oaks

2845 37th St
Sacramento, CA