The Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin maintains programs to assist the low to moderate income community with housing costs. These Assisted Housing Programs which consist of the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP), Public Housing and the Market Rate Properties are described below.Waiting List Information
The Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list is currently closed.
Answers to frequently asked questions regarding Public Housing and the Housing Choice Voucher Program can be found by following the links below.
Waiting List Pre-Application forms:
In 1967, the Housing Act was passed introducing the Leased Housing Section 23 program. Under this program, the Housing Authority was authorized to lease privately-owned dwellings and sublease these dwellings to low-income citizens at reduced rents.
In 1974, this program was replaced by the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) Program, also referred to as Section 8. The Section 8 program originally allocated 945 units. At the end of 1998, the Section 8 program had allocated over 2,800 certificates and vouchers.
The HAP Program allowed:
In 1999, a new program was introduced to the Housing Authority called the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP). This program:
In addition to the HCVP, the Housing Authority received 700 Welfare-to-Work vouchers to assist families in becoming self sufficient.
For a copy of the Housing Choice Voucher Program Administrative Plan Click Here.Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Frequently Asked Questions.
Public Housing also known as Asset Management Properties (AMPís) provides rental assistance for low to moderate income families. Public Housing consists of four housing developments:
The annual income limits for Admission to Public Housing, Housing Choice Voucher Program, HCVP, (formerly known as Section 8) &
Rental Assistance Programs have been revised effective March 6, 2015 as set forth in the following document:
Income Limits and Payment Standards
Market Rate Properties:
The Housing Authority owns and manages three Market Rate Properties:
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