Suisun City Housing Authority

701 Civic Center Boulevard, Suisun City, CA

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

Closed: Suisun City, California Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Suisun City Housing Authority (SCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The SCHA last accepted applications for this waiting list from November 16, 2022, until November 29, 2022.

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

Please note: According to the SCHA "Paper applications will only be provided as a reasonable accommodation for disabled individuals unable to submit online applications."

The maximum income limit for each household size are as follows:

  • 1 Person $38,050 | 5 Persons $58,650
  • 2 Persons $43,450 | 6 Persons $63,000
  • 3 Person $48,900 | 7 Persons $67,350
  • 4 Persons $54,300 | 8 Persons $71,700

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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 SCHA website.

Sources: This information was verified by the SCHA notice on November 21, 2022.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Suisun City, California.

Last Updated on 11/29/2022.

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About the Suisun City Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Suisun City Housing Authority manages 194 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Ported Out
Vouchers 192 2
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $966 $1,227
Monthly Cost $185,522 $2,453
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 27 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 8 years and 9 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 2.3 persons and has a household income of $19,524 per year. 91% of households were very low income (VLI) and 62% were extremely low income (ELI). 26% of households had wages as a major source of income, 3% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 70% 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, 41% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 26% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 34% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 3% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

37% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 32% of households with children have a female head of household. 76% of all households were headed by a female.

77% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 51% of all heads of households being Black and 1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Suisun City Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 28% include at least one person with a disability. 50% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 57% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

40% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 29% with 2 bedrooms and 31% with 3 or more bedrooms. 18% 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 Suisun City Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $546 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $790. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $78.

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.