Section 8 Waiting Lists in California

There are 106 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 June 22nd 2018, there are 18 Section 8 waiting lists that are open now, opening soon, or always open.

Section 8 Waiting Lists Closing Soon

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

The Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, and Trinity County, California Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List is open now and will close on June 29th, 2018 at 4:00 PM PT.

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Application Methods

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Section 8 Waiting Lists Open Indefinitely

All Open Indefinitely Waiting Lists

There are 17 Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting Lists in California that are either always open or that have not announced a closing date.

Waiting ListServes
Housing Authority of the County of RiversideRiverside County, Riverside, Coachella +80 More
Housing Authority of the City of San BuenaventuraVentura
San Diego Housing CommissionSan Diego
Santa Ana Housing AuthoritySanta Ana
Housing Authority of the County of San DiegoSan Diego County, San Diego, Oceanside +17 More
Housing Authority of the City of National CityNational City
City of Encinitas Housing AuthorityEncinitas
Housing Authority of the County of San MateoSan Mateo County, Redwood City, San Mateo +31 More
Housing Authority of Tulare County Tulare County, Porterville, Visalia +16 More
Housing Authority of Kings CountyKings County, Hanford, Corcoran +9 More
Sonoma County Community Development CommissionSonoma County, Santa Rosa, Petaluma +37 More
Plumas County Community Development Commission and Housing AuthorityLassen County, Plumas County, Sierra County +91 More
Housing Authorities of the City of Eureka and the County of HumboldtEureka
Housing Authority of the County of StanislausMono County, Stanislaus County, Calaveras County +102 More
Suisun City Housing AuthoritySuisun City
Housing Authority of the City of Santa PaulaSanta Paula
Redding Housing AuthorityRedding

Closed Section 8 Waiting Lists

The following waiting lists have been confirmed to be closed.

Waiting ListClosed Date
Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles-
Housing Authority of the City of Los AngelesOctober 29th, 2017
Housing Authority of the County of Kern-
Upland Housing Authority-
Housing Authority of the County of San Bernardino-
Housing Authority of the County of Santa BarbaraMay 29th, 2018
Housing Authority of the City of Oxnard-
Housing Authority of the City of Port HuenemeMarch 15th, 2018
Housing Authority of the City of Long Beach-
City of Compton Housing AuthoritySeptember 28th, 2017
Housing Authority of the City of Santa BarbaraMarch 31st, 2014
Housing Authority of the City of PasadenaNovember 1st, 2014
City of Inglewood Housing AuthorityDecember 3rd, 2015
Area Housing Authority of the County of VenturaMay 9th, 2016
Orange County Housing AuthorityFebruary 27th, 2013
Housing Authority of the City of Garden Grove-
Redondo Beach Housing AuthorityOctober 2nd, 2015
Anaheim Housing AuthorityApril 15th, 2015
Burbank Housing AuthorityFebruary 8th, 2016
Culver City Housing AuthorityNovember 19th, 2016
Santa Monica Housing and Economic DevelopmentJanuary 31st, 2017
Housing Authority of the City of Glendale-
City of Norwalk Housing AuthoritySeptember 24th, 2015
South Gate Housing AuthorityFebruary 11th, 2016
Baldwin Park Housing AuthorityAugust 9th, 2016
Housing Authority of the City of Torrance-
City of Pomona Housing DepartmentJuly 18th, 2014
Imperial Valley Housing AuthorityNovember 1st, 2017
Oakland Housing Authority-
City of Richmond Housing AuthorityDecember 1st, 2017
Housing Authority of the County of Contra Costa-
Housing Authority of the County of MontereyOctober 31st, 2017
Housing Authority of the County of Marin-
City of Vallejo Housing AuthorityMarch 20th, 2015
Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara-
Housing Authority of the County Santa Clara-
City of Alameda Housing AuthorityJune 27th, 2016
Fairfield Housing AuthorityJuly 29th, 2016
Housing Authority of the County of AlamedaAugust 11th, 2015
The Housing Authority of the City of MaderaMay 11th, 2016
Housing Authority of the County of Santa Cruz-
Housing Authority of the City of Napa-
The Housing Authority of the City of Livermore-
County of Humboldt Housing AuthorityMarch 25th, 2015
City of Santa Rosa Housing AuthorityMay 31st, 2018
Vacaville Housing AuthorityJune 18th, 2014
Lake County Housing CommissionSeptember 6th, 2016
Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment AgencyJanuary 30th, 2018
Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin-
Yolo County Housing Authority-
Regional Housing Authority November 2nd, 2016
Yuba County Housing Authority-
El Dorado County Housing AuthorityOctober 23rd, 2016
City of Pittsburg Housing AuthorityFebruary 10th, 2017
County of Solano Housing Authority-
City of Hawthorne Department of HousingJune 16th, 2017
Housing Authority of the County of Merced-
Roseville Housing AuthoritySeptember 22nd, 2017
Housing Authority of the County of ButteOctober 30th, 2017
Placer County Housing AuthorityNovember 9th, 2017
Fresno Housing AuthorityMay 15th, 2018
City of Benicia Housing Authority-
Community Development Commission of Mendocino County-
Housing Authority of San Luis ObispoMay 16th, 2018