Vacaville Housing Authority

40 Eldridge Avenue
Vacaville, Solano County, California 95688

Vacaville Housing Authority is a Public Housing Agency that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program.

Vacaville Housing Authority offers Section 8 Housing rental assistance in Solano County but does not serve Benicia, Fairfield, Suisun City and Vallejo.

Vacaville Housing Authority also manages the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program for the Solano County Housing Authority.

Waiting List Statuses
Waiting List Status
Rocky Hill Veterans Housing Project Open Until Further Notice
Solano County, California Housing Choice Voucher Closed
Vacaville, California Housing Choice Voucher Closed

Open Vacaville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Open Until Further Notice: Rocky Hill Veterans Housing Project Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Vacaville Housing Authority (VHA) waiting list for 3-Bedroom apartments at Rocky Hill Veteran's Housing Project is currently open. Applications are being accepted from September 17, 2018 at 8:30 am PT, until further notice.

Please note: Applications will not be accepted from households that do not include a Veteran. To be eligible to apply, households must meet minimum subsidy standard requirements for a three bedroom voucher, have a maximum of eight household members. Units are expected to be available in December, 2018.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application here. 

A computer is available to complete online applications in the VHA office located at 40 Eldridge Ave. Suite #2, Vacaville, CA 95688, Monday-Friday from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, PT.

After applying, the VHA will send a receipt by email with a confirmation number and instructions for checking status online.

Only one application per family will be accepted. Applications that do not include a Veteran, do not meet minimum subsidy requirements, are incomplete, or are duplicate applications, will be rejected.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

It is not known how applicants will be placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the VHA website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (707) 449-5675.

Last Updated on 10/25/2019.

Other Vacaville Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Closed: Solano County, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Solano County Housing Authority (SCHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from September 17, 2019, until September 23, 2019. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: According to the SCHA, "The Solano County Housing Authority’s jurisdiction consists of the City of Dixon, the City of Rio Vista, and Unincorporated areas of Solano County. The cities of Fairfield, Vacaville, Vallejo, Suisun, and Benicia are not a part of the Solano County Housing Authority."

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

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the Vacaville Housing Authority website.

Last Updated on 11/17/2019.

Closed: Vacaville, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

The Vacaville Housing Authority (VHA) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. Applications were last accepted in November, 2019.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.

The income limits for each household size were as follows:

One (1): $30,000  | Five (5): $46,300

Two (2): $34,300  | Six (6): $49,750

Three (3): $38,600  | Seven (7): $53,150

Four (4): $42,850 | Eight (8): $56,600

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

The waiting list closed after 600 applications were received.

For more information, visit the VHA website.

Last Updated on 09/29/2020.

About Vacaville Housing Authority

How To Check Your Waiting List Status

You can check your waiting list status online at https://www.waitlistcheck.com/.

HCV Portability Status

As of September 24th, 2022, it is not known if Vacaville Housing Authority 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.

As of September 24th, 2022, Vacaville Housing Authority is absorbing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.


About the Vacaville Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Vacaville Housing Authority manages 977 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Family Unification Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 890 5 41 6 7 28
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $1,047 $1,072 $1,252 $1,029 $1,402 $1,074
Monthly Cost $931,607 $5,359 $51,345 $6,174 $9,814 $30,077

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Vacaville 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 5% having issued approximately 214 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 9 years and 4 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 38 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $17,856 per year. 91% of households were very low income (VLI) and 62% were extremely low income (ELI). 32% 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 63% 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, 40% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 20% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 38% 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.

33% of households included children, 7% of which had two adults in the household. 29% of households with children have a female head of household. 81% of all households were headed by a female.

57% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 28% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Vacaville Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 27% include at least one person with a disability. 39% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 61% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

39% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 41% with 2 bedrooms and 20% with 3 or more bedrooms. 19% 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 Vacaville Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $523 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $855. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $129.



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.


Low Income Housing Managed by Vacaville Housing Authority

Rocky Hill Veterans Apartment

582 ROCKY HILL RD
Vacaville, California
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3-4 BR
Veterans Welcome