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.
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:
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 Housing Authority owns and manages the
The Housing Authority owns and manages three Market Rate Properties:
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.
Housing Authority of the County of San Joaquin