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Section 8 Waiting Lists in California

As of September 29th 2020, there are 18 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open in California.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Until Further Notice

There are 18 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in California that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

There are 113 housing authorities in California which offer the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. For more on the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program visit the Housing Choice Voucher section of our Low Income Housing Renter's Guide.

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed in the last two years.

Waiting List Closed Date
Shasta, Modoc, Siskiyou, and Trinity County, California Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on August 31st, 2020
Inglewood, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 20th, 2020
Roseville and Rocklin, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 26th, 2020
Merced County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on April 3rd, 2020
Mendocino County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on January 30th, 2020
Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Inyo, Mariposa, Mono, and Tuolumne County, California Limited Closed on November 22nd, 2019
Vacaville, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on November 5th, 2019
Suisun City, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on November 1st, 2019
Mendocino County, CA Mainstream and Family Unification Program Section 8 HCV Waiting Lists Closed on September 30th, 2019
Solano County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 23rd, 2019
Anaheim, CA Limited Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on August 9th, 2019
Butte and Glenn County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on August 4th, 2019
Sonoma County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 31st, 2019
City and County of San Francisco, CA Mainstream Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 26th, 2019
Fresno County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 19th, 2019
San Bernardino County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on February 25th, 2019
Oxnard, CA Section 8 HCV, PBV, Family Unification, and Public Housing Waiting Lists Closed on February 1st, 2019
Santa Cruz County and Cities of Hollister and San Juan Bautista, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on December 6th, 2018
Santa Cruz County and Cities of Hollister and San Juan Bautista, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on December 6th, 2018
San Joaquin County, CA Section 8 HCV and Affordable Communities Waiting Lists Closed on November 4th, 2018
Santa Barbara, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on October 31st, 2018
Fairfield, CA Section 8 HCV, Section 8 PBV, and State Tenant Based Waiting List Closed on August 14th, 2018
Santa Rosa, California Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 31st, 2018
Santa Barbara County, California Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 29th, 2018
San Luis Obispo County, California Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 16th, 2018
Port Hueneme, California Closed on March 15th, 2018