Section 8 Waiting Lists in California

As of February 6th 2023, there are 17 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open in California.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Now

There are currently 1 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists that are open now and will be closing soon.

Waiting List Status
Butte and Glenn County, California Section 8 Waitlist Opens Monday Open until February 13th, 2023 at 4:00pm

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Until Further Notice

There are 16 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in California that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting List Last Updated On
Humboldt County, California July 26th, 2018
Chronic Homelessness March 20th, 2019
Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura April 24th, 2018
San Diego, California July 10th, 2018
Involuntarily Displaced March 20th, 2019
Housing Authority of the City of National City July 17th, 2017
Encinitas, California April 17th, 2018
Tulare County, California November 16th, 2018
City of Santa Paula April 12th, 2018
Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority June 28th, 2018
Kings County, California September 20th, 2018
Limited November 22nd, 2022
Santa Ana, California Veteran April 18th, 2022
Redding, California November 8th, 2022
San Diego County, California November 18th, 2022
San Mateo County, California Moving to Work January 28th, 2021

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
Riverside County, CA Waiting List Closed on December 30th, 2022
Suisun City, CA Waiting List Closed on November 29th, 2022
Los Angeles, CA Waiting List Closed on October 30th, 2022
Yolo County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 7th, 2022
Torrance, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on August 9th, 2022
Colusa, Nevada, Sutter and Yuba County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 28th, 2022
Berkeley, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 26th, 2022
Baldwin Park Area, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 18th, 2022
San Bernardino County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 30th, 2022
Santa Barbara, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 17th, 2022
Santa Ana, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 31st, 2022
Napa County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 24th, 2022
San Luis Obispo County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on March 3rd, 2022
Kern County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on February 28th, 2022
San Joaquin County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on February 11th, 2022
Sacramento County, CA Section 8 HCV and Other Program Waiting Lists Closed on January 26th, 2022
Sonoma County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on November 1st, 2021
Santa Rosa, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on October 31st, 2021
Alameda, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 20th, 2021
Pomona, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 10th, 2021