Yolo County Housing is a housing authority that participates in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), and Public Housing programs. As of August 7th, 2022, Yolo County Housing has 5 waiting lists that are open now or opening soon.
Yolo County Housing offers Public Housing and Section 8 Housing rental assistance in Yolo County.
|Eleanor Roosevelt Senior Apartments Project-Based Voucher||Open Until Further Notice|
|Fair Plaza Senior Complex, Esperanza Crossing Apartments, Blue Mountain Terrace and Walnut Terrace Project-Based Voucher||Open Until Further Notice|
|Yolo County Housing Public Housing||Open Until Further Notice|
|USDA Farm Labor Housing||Open Until Further Notice|
|Cottonwood Meadows Fair Market Rent Near-Elderly/Disabled||Open Until Further Notice|
|Yolo County, California Housing Choice Voucher||Closed|
More information about Yolo County Housing can be found on its website at http://ych.ca.gov/.
Representatives of Yolo County Housing may be available by phone at (530) 662-5428. Unless otherwise noted above, applications will not be provided or accepted by phone.
You can check your waiting list status by phone by calling (530)-662-5428.
As of August 7th, 2022, it is not known if Yolo County Housing is processing Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher portability requests for porting in due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
As of 05/01/2018, Yolo County Housing is absorbing for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher port-in requests. Learn more about porting Housing Choice Vouchers to a new area here.
As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Yolo County Housing manages 1,471 active Housing Choice Vouchers.
The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of September 30th, 2021:
|Standard||Homeownership||Family Unification||Tenant Protection||Ported Out||VASH|
|Monthly Cost Per Voucher||$778||$1,267||$1,970||$844||$776||$674|
According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 2% having issued approximately 761 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 43 months on the waiting list1.
According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $15,365 per year. 93% of households were very low income (VLI) and 71% were extremely low income (ELI). 23% of households had wages as a major source of income, 6% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 71% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.
1% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 38% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 36% 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.
30% of households included children, 8% of which had two adults in the household. 26% of households with children have a female head of household. 74% of all households were headed by a female.
42% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 11% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.
Of all households participating in the Yolo County Housing Housing Choice Voucher program, 34% include at least one person with a disability. 49% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 83% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.
45% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 29% with 2 bedrooms and 26% with 3 or more bedrooms. 12% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.
The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Yolo County Housing voucher holders in 2016 was $393 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $752. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $122.
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.