Yolo County Housing

This housing agency serves Yolo County, California.

Waiting List
Closed: Yolo County, California Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Eleanor Roosevelt Senior Apartments Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Fair Plaza Senior Complex, Esperanza Crossing Apartments, Blue Mountain Terrace and Walnut Terrace Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List Learn More
Closed: Yolo County Housing Public Housing Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: USDA Farm Labor Housing Other Project Based Waiting List Learn More
Open Until Further Notice: Cottonwood Meadows Fair Market Rent Near-Elderly/Disabled Other Senior and Disabled Waiting List Learn More

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

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

The Yolo County Housing (YCH) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is closed.

The YCH last accepted applications for this waiting list from August 22, 2022, until September 7, 2022, or when the maximum number of applications were received. 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:

  • The PHA will offer a preference to any family that has been terminated from its HCV program due to insufficient program funding. These families will automatically be at the top of the waiting list when funding becomes available. Therefore, the point system does not apply to these families.
  • Two points – Displaced by Government Action
  • Two points – Working Families/Elderly/Disabled - Families with at least one adult who is employed at least 20 hours per week and has been employed for six months; this definition includes families where at least one adult was employed and is currently receiving unemployment benefits. This preference is automatically extended to families where the head of house and spouse/cohead are elderly (62 years of age or older) or meet the HUD definition of disabled.
  • One point – Residency Preference – Applicants who live, work, or are hired to work in the County of Yolo.
  • One point – Military Preference – Any citizen of the United States who served in the active military, naval, or air service of the United States who received an honorable discharge or released from active duty under honorable conditions. This preference applies to veterans and the surviving spouses of veterans.
  • One point – Youth Exiting the Family Unification Program (FUP) – Participants whose FUP Youth Assistance is expiring and will have a lack of adequate housing as a result of their termination from the program.
  • One point – Mainstream – Eligible Mainstream voucher families, who are non-elderly persons with disabilities and their families.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by date and time the application is received, weighed by order of preferences.

For more information, visit the YCH website.

Sources: This information was verified by the YCH public notice on August 11, 2022.

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

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

The Yolo County Housing (YCH) waiting list for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher apartments at various properties is currently closed.

The YCH last accepted applications for this waiting list from November 17, 2020, until February 28, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

This opening was for the following properties:

  • Fair Plaza Senior complex.
  • Esperanza Crossing Apartments.
  • Blue Mountain Terrace..
  • Walnut Terrace.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Persons who do not have Internet access may apply at one of the sites listed below, by appointment only:
    1. Woodland Public Library.
    2. Yolo County Libraries.
    3. RISE, Community Service Centers
    4. Yolo County Children’s Alliance.
    5. Yolo County Housing.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the YCH website.

Sources: This information was confirmed by the YCH public notice on November 17, 2020.

Closed: Fair Plaza Senior Complex, Esperanza Crossing Apartments, Blue Mountain Terrace and Walnut Terrace Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

This waiting list is for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher rental housing assistance in Woodland, Davis, Esparto and Winters, California.

The Yolo County Housing (YCH) waiting list for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher apartments at various properties is currently closed.

The YCH last accepted applications for this waiting list from November 17, 2020, until February 28, 2023. There is no notice when this waiting list will reopen.

This opening was for the following properties:

  • Fair Plaza Senior complex.
  • Esperanza Crossing Apartments.
  • Blue Mountain Terrace..
  • Walnut Terrace.

There were two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application.
  2. Persons who do not have Internet access may apply at one of the sites listed below, by appointment only:
    1. Woodland Public Library.
    2. Yolo County Libraries.
    3. RISE, Community Service Centers
    4. Yolo County Children’s Alliance.
    5. Yolo County Housing.

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

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

For more information, visit the YCH website.

Sources: This information was confirmed by the YCH public notice on November 17, 2020.

Closed: Yolo County Housing Public Housing Waiting List

This waiting list is for Public Housing rental housing assistance in Yolo County, California.

Yolo County Housing (YCH) Public Housing waiting list is closed.

The YCH last accepted applications for this waiting list since at least June, 2018, until February 28, 2023. There is no notice when this waitlist will reopen.

There were three ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application. The pre-application is available in English, Spanish, and Russian.
  2. Pick up an application at the YCH office
  3. Call YCH to request an application by mail.

This waiting list may have had any of the following preferences:

  • Live and/or work in Yolo County
  • Displaced by government action through no fault of your own
  • U.S. Veteran or the surviving spouse a U.S. Veteran
  • Household contains at least one adult member who has worked for six months or is currently receiving unemployment benefits
  • Head or spouse permanently disabled OR 62 years of age or older

It was not known how selected applicants were placed on the waiting list.

For more information, visit the YCH website.

Sources: This information was verified by the YCH public housing page on February 24, 2023.

Open Until Further Notice: USDA Farm Labor Housing Other Project Based Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Project Based rental housing assistance in Davis, California.

Yolo County Housing (YCH) waiting list for Farm Labor Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least June, 2018, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application, and select the box for USDA Farm Labor Housing. The pre-application is available in EnglishSpanish, and Russian.

This waiting list may have any of the following preferences:

  • Live and/or work in Yolo County
  • Displaced by government action through no fault of your own
  • U.S. Veteran or the surviving spouse a U.S. Veteran
  • Household contains at least one adult member who has worked for six months or is currently receiving unemployment benefits
  • Head or spouse permanently disabled OR 62 years of age or older

For more information, visit the YCH website.

Open Until Further Notice: Cottonwood Meadows Fair Market Rent Near-Elderly/Disabled Other Senior and Disabled Waiting List

This waiting list is for Other Senior and Disabled rental housing assistance in Woodland, California.

Yolo County Housing (YCH) Near-Elderly/Disabled (55+) Fair Market Rent waiting list for apartments at Cottonwood Meadows is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least March, 2021, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, complete the online application, and select the box for USDA Farm Labor Housing. The pre-application is available in EnglishSpanish, and Russian.

This waiting list may have any of the following preferences:

  • Live and/or work in Yolo County
  • Displaced by government action through no fault of your own
  • U.S. Veteran or the surviving spouse a U.S. Veteran
  • Household contains at least one adult member who has worked for six months or is currently receiving unemployment benefits
  • Head or spouse permanently disabled OR 62 years of age or older

For more information, visit the YCH website.

About The Agency

Yolo County Housing provides affordable housing for up to 2,242 low- and moderate-income households through its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and public housing programs.

Monday 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Wednesday 8:00am-5:00pm
Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

147 West Main Street, Woodland, CA

Visit Website(530) 662-5428

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 Yolo County Housing?

Yolo County Housing serves 1,879 low-income households. The agency manages 1,918 Housing Choice Vouchers and 422 public housing units.

What are the incomes of residents served by the Yolo County Housing?

Extremely low-income (ELI) renters, earning less than 30% of Area Median Income (AMI), make up 78 percent of households served by Yolo County Housing. Very low-income renters earn less than 50% AMI, and are 93 percent of Yolo County Housing households.

How many Yolo County Housing residents are employed?

Working adults head 432 households and make up 23 percent of households served by Yolo County Housing.

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

There are 1277 female-headed renter households living in Yolo County Housing housing. Households headed by females are 68% of those served by the Yolo County Housing.

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

Black 225
Native American 38
Asian-Pacific Islander 94
White 940
Hispanic 582

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

There are 789 households headed by seniors served by the Yolo County Housing. Senior households are 42% of households in Yolo County Housing housing.

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

There are 657 persons with disabilities living in Yolo County Housing housing. Persons with disabilities are the head of 35% of households served by the Yolo County Housing.

How does HUD rate the performance of the Yolo County Housing?

The Yolo County Housing is rated as a standard performer by HUD.

HUD rates the performance of Public Housing Agencies. The department looks at physical condition of properties, financial condition, management operations, and use of Public Housing Capital Funds for improvements.

How often does Yolo County Housing open new waiting lists?

Yolo County Housing’s Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) waiting list was last opened on August 22, 2022 and closed on September 7, 2022.

Public Housing Communities Managed by Yolo County Housing

Eleanor Roosevelt Circle

675 Cantrill Dr, Davis, California 95618

Fair Plaza Senior Apartments

35 W Clover St, Woodland, California 95695

bed 1

West Beamer Place

10 North Cottonwood Street, Woodland, California 95695

bed 1-3

Donnelly Circle

1 Yolano Dr, Woodland, California 95776

El Rio Villa III

1 Fredericks Cir, Winters, California 95694

Las Casitas

685 Lighthouse Dr, West Sacramento, California 95605

Blue Mountain Terrace

147 East Baker Street, Winters, California 95694

bed 1-2

Esperanza Crossing I & II

16797 County Road 87, Esparto, California 95627

bed 1-3