Section 8 Waiting Lists in California

There are 105 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.

As of April 24th 2019, there are 23 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

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
Camp Fire Displaced Residents Open until April 30th, 2019

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

All Open Indefinitely Waiting Lists

There are 22 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
Housing Authority of the City of San Buenaventura April 24th, 2018
San Diego, California July 10th, 2018
City of Santa Paula April 12th, 2018
San Diego County, California December 18th, 2018
Housing Authority of the City of National City July 17th, 2017
Encinitas, California April 17th, 2018
San Mateo County, California Moving to Work March 20th, 2019
Tulare County, California November 16th, 2018
Chronic Homelessness March 20th, 2019
Involuntarily Displaced March 20th, 2019
Limited Natural Disaster April 8th, 2019
Sonoma County, California July 27th, 2018
Humboldt County, California July 26th, 2018
Plumas County Community Development Commission & Housing Authority June 28th, 2018
Suisun City, California April 16th, 2019
Kings County, California September 20th, 2018
Housing Authority of the County of Riverside June 28th, 2018
Santa Ana, California Veteran July 2nd, 2018
Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Inyo, Mariposa, Mono, and Tuolumne County, California Limited May 4th, 2018
Redding, California November 30th, 2018
Family Unification Program April 8th, 2019
Mainstream (Non-Elderly Disabled) April 12th, 2019

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

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

Waiting List Closed Date
San Bernardino County, California February 25th, 2019
Family Unification February 13th, 2019
Oxnard, California General February 1st, 2019
Santa Cruz County, California December 6th, 2018
Hollister and San Juan Bautista, California December 6th, 2018
San Joaquin County, California November 4th, 2018
Santa Barbara, California October 31st, 2018
Fairfield, California August 14th, 2018
Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, and Trinity County, California June 29th, 2018
Santa Rosa, California May 30th, 2018
Santa Barbara County, California May 29th, 2018
San Luis Obispo County, California May 16th, 2018
Fresno County, California May 15th, 2018
Port Hueneme, California March 14th, 2018
Sacramento County, California January 30th, 2018
Richmond, California December 1st, 2017
Placer County, California November 9th, 2017
Imperial Valley County, California November 1st, 2017
Monterey County, CA October 31st, 2017
Butte and Glenn County, California General October 30th, 2017
Los Angeles, California October 29th, 2017
Compton, California September 28th, 2017
Roseville and Rocklin, California September 22nd, 2017
Hawthorne, California Limited June 16th, 2017
Pittsburg, California February 10th, 2017
Santa Monica, California January 31st, 2017