Sonoma County Housing Authority

This housing agency serves Sonoma County, California.

Waiting List
Open Now: North Bay, California, 3-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Sonoma County, California Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Altamira Family Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Petaluma River Apartments and Mill District Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Kings Valley Apartments Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Lindberg Apartments Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Fisher Senior 1, Fisher Senior 2, and 575 and 579 Vallejo Street Senior Apartments Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More

Open Now: North Bay, California, 3-Bedroom Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Santa Rosa, Sonoma, Petaluma, Guerneville, Windsor and Healdsburg, California.

The Sonoma County Housing Authority (SCHA) is accepting Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list applications for 3-Bedroom apartments at Multiple Properties from July 1, 2024 at 12:00 am, until July 31, 2024 at 11:59 pm PT. This is the first time the waiting list has been open since it closed in September, 2021.

This waiting list is for the following properties:

  • Alta Madrone Apartments - located at 1269 Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476.
  • Fetters Apartments - located at 200 Dorene Wy, Sonoma, CA 95476.
  • Logan Place - located at 1200 Petaluma Blvd N, Petaluma, CA 94952.
  • Crossroads Apartments - located at 841 Liana Dr, Santa Rosa, CA 95407.
  • Fife Creek Commons - located at 16376 5th St, Guerneville, CA 95446.
  • Windsor Redwoods Apartments - located at 100 Kendall Way, Windsor, CA 95492.
  • The Randall Apartments - located at 111 Saw Ml Cir, Healdsburg, CA 95448.

Income Qualification

Income limits can be found on the SCHA Income Limits page.

Preferences

This waiting list has the following preferences:

  • Persons with disabilities
  • Seniors (62+ years of age)

Selection Process

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list, by order of preferences.

Application Method

There are two ways to apply while the waitlist is open:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Complete an application in person at the SCHA office, located at 1440 Guerneville Road in Santa Rosa, CA. Monday - Friday, from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm.

For more information, visit the SCCDC website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SCCDC public notice on July 20, 2024.

Closed: Sonoma County, California Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental housing assistance in Sonoma County, California.

The Sonoma County Housing Authority (SCHA) last accepted Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list applications from October 1, 2023, until October 31, 2023. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

There were two ways to apply while the waiting list was open:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Complete the application in person at the SCHA office.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

750 applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the SCHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SCHA public notice on August 31, 2023.

Closed: Altamira Family Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Sonoma and Healdsburg, California.

The Sonoma County Community Development Commission (SCCDC) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for apartments at Altamira Family Apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from November 16, 2020 until December 18, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

  • Altamira Family Apartments in Sonoma, CA has 1, 2 and 3-Bedroom Units

There were two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Call SCCDC to request a paper application.

Please note: According to SCCDC  "One-bedroom waitlists are for households consisting of one to four persons. Two bedroom waitlists are for households consisting of two to six persons. Three bedroom waitlists are for households consisting of three to eight persons"

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Persons with disabilities
  • Seniors (62+ years of age)

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery, weighed by order of preferences. The one-bedroom waitlists will be limited to no more than 300 applicants, the two-bedroom waitlist will be limited to no more than 150 applicants and the three-bedroom waitlist will be limited to no more than 100 applicants.

For more information, visit the SCHA website.

Closed: Petaluma River Apartments and Mill District Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Petaluma and Healdsburg, California.

The Sonoma County Housing Authority (SCHA) Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list apartments at Petaluma River Apartments and Mill District Apartments is closed.

The SCHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from May 23, 2022, until July 1, 2022, or until 300 applications were received for each waiting list. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

  • Petaluma River Apartments, Petaluma (1 Bedroom Units)
  • Mill District Apartments, Healdsburg (1, 2 and 3 Bedroom Units)

Please note: According to the SCHA public notice, "A separate application is required for each waitlist."

There were three ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Call the SCHA to request an application.
  3. Print the paper application.

Once the application was completed, it was dropped off at the SCHA office.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Persons with disabilities
  • Seniors (62+ years of age)

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

For more information, visit the SCHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SCHA public notice on June 17, 2022.

Closed: Kings Valley Apartments Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

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

The Sonoma County Housing Authority (SCHA) Senior (62+) Project Based Voucher waiting list for Studio and 1-Bedroom apartments at Kings Valley Apartments is closed.

The SCHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from June 26, 2020, until July 31, 2020. 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:

  • Persons with disabilities
  • Seniors (62+ years of age)

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

For more information, visit the SCHA website.

Closed: Lindberg Apartments Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

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

The Sonoma County Housing Authority (SCHA) Senior (62+) Project Based Voucher waiting list for 1-Bedroom apartments at Lindberg Apartments is closed.

Applications were last accepted from June 26, 2020, until July 31, 2020. 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:

  • Persons with disabilities
  • Seniors (62+ years of age)

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

For more information, visit the SCHA website.

Closed: Fisher Senior 1, Fisher Senior 2, and 575 and 579 Vallejo Street Senior Apartments Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

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

The Sonoma County Housing Authority (SCHA) Senior Section 8 Project-Based Voucher waiting list for 1-Bedroom apartments at Fisher Senior 1, Fisher Senior 2, and 575 and 579 Vallejo Street Senior Apartments is closed.

The SCHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from May 23, 2022, until July 1, 2022, or until 300 applications were received for each waiting list. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the SCHA public notice, "A separate application is required for each waitlist."

There were three ways to apply during the opening period: 

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Call the SCHA to request an application.
  3. Print the paper application.

Once the application was completed, it was dropped off at the SCHA office.

This waiting list had the following preferences:

  • Persons with disabilities
  • Seniors (62+ years of age)

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

For more information, visit the SCHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SCHA public notice on June 17, 2022.

About The Agency

Sonoma County Housing Authority provides affordable housing for up to 2,880 low- and moderate-income households through its public housing programs.

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

1440 Guerneville Road, Santa Rosa, CA

Visit Website(707) 565-7500

Section 8 Application Checklist

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Keep track of everything you need to apply for a Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher in this printable checklist created by Affordable Housing Online

How large is the Sonoma County Housing Authority?

Sonoma County Housing Authority serves 2,908 low-income households. The agency manages 3,196 Housing Choice Vouchers and 0 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Sonoma County Housing Authority?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 82 percent of households served by Sonoma County Housing Authority. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 96 percent of Sonoma County Housing Authority households.

How many Sonoma County Housing Authority residents are employed?

Working adults head 523 households and make up 18 percent of households served by Sonoma County Housing Authority.

How many female-headed renter households are served by the Sonoma County Housing Authority?

There are 2006 female-headed renter households living in Sonoma County Housing Authority housing. Households headed by females are 69% of those served by the Sonoma County Housing Authority.

What racial and ethnic groups are found among Sonoma County Housing Authority renters?

Black 174
Native American 58
Asian-Pacific Islander 87
White 2,065
Hispanic 494

How many senior-headed renter households are served by Sonoma County Housing Authority?

There are 1395 households headed by seniors served by the Sonoma County Housing Authority. Senior households are 48% of households in Sonoma County Housing Authority housing.

How many households headed by persons with disabilities live in Sonoma County Housing Authority housing?

There are 1163 persons with disabilities living in Sonoma County Housing Authority housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 40% of households served by the Sonoma County Housing Authority.

How often does Sonoma County Housing Authority open new waiting lists?

Sonoma County Housing Authority’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on October 1, 2023 and closed on November 1, 2023.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Sonoma County Housing Authority

Kings Valley Apartments

100 Kings Circle, Cloverdale, California 95425

bed 1
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
accessibility Accessible

Altamira Family Apartments

20269 Broadway, Sonoma, California 95476

bed 1-3
switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
accessibility Accessible

Riverfield Homes

25 Adeline Way , Healdsburg, California 95448

switch_access_shortcut Short Wait
payment Subsidized
real_estate_agent Accepts Vouchers
payment Income Based
accessibility Accessible