Section 8 Waiting Lists in California

As of October 24th 2021, there are 21 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open in California.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Now

There are currently 2 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists that are open now and will be closing soon.

Waiting List Status
Santa Rosa, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until May 31st, 2018 at 12:00am
Sonoma County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Open until August 1st, 2019 at 2:59am

Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Until Further Notice

There are 19 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
Alameda, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on September 20th, 2021
Colusa, Nevada, Sutter and Yuba County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on July 15th, 2021
Butte and Glenn County, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 22nd, 2021
Pomona, CA Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on May 10th, 2021
Ventura County Area, CA Limited Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on November 16th, 2020
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
City and County of San Francisco, CA Mainstream Section 8 HCV Waiting List Closed on June 25th, 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