Housing Programs


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 Migrant Program are described below.

Waiting List Information

The Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin announced the closing of the Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List on October 24, 2009.

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:

HCVP (formerly Section 8)

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 current listings of available units for rent click on the link below: Allowance Worksheets
Public Housing

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:

Section 8 Project based Properties:

The Housing Authority owns and manages the
Franco Center which is located at 144 Mun Kwok Lane
in downtown Stockton and is a 110-unit apartment
complex for the elderly.

Franco Center

Market Rate Properties:

The Housing Authority owns and manages three Market Rate Properties:

Migrant Centers

The Housing Authority currently manages three migrant family farm labor housing developments for the State of California. This housing is available annually from the first week of May through the end of October. Day care centers are provided for farm workers as well as services from the Employment Development Department, the Social Security Administration, and education and health care services. During the off-season, one of the French Camp Facilities is made available to the homeless. The facilities were also used as evacuation sites during the January, 1997 floods and as "emergency" housing for families displaced by city or county action.

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Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin
448 South Center Street
Stockton, California 95203
(209) 460-5000 - TDD 711  or 1-800-855-7100