The Project Based Voucher Waiting List is
CLOSED. NEW!! Important Notice Regarding Project-Based Voucher (PBV) Program Assistance Any persons wishing to receive Section 8 Housing
Choice Voucher assistant must
first be placed on the Section 8
waiting list. The waiting list is only open to new applicants
periodically. When the waiting list is closed, no new names can or
will be added. No exceptions.
The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting list is CLOSED.
AFFORDABLE HOUSING APPLICATIONS ARE BEING OFFERED THROUGH RESOURCES FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. Click here to be taken to their site.
October 4, 2013
Due to current and predicted future budget constraints, the Housing Authority of the City of Alameda will no longer approve requests to convert project-based assistance to tenant-based assistance, effective immediately. The Housing Authority must take this action because we do not have tenant-based vouchers available. Click here to read more.
Important Notice Regarding Project-Based Voucher (PBV) Program Assistance
Any persons wishing to receive Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher assistant must first be placed on the Section 8 waiting list. The waiting list is only open to new applicants periodically. When the waiting list is closed, no new names can or will be added. No exceptions.
All communication with possible voucher holders
is done primarily through the U.S. Mail. If you move during your
time on the waiting list, you must submit a
waiting list update form
to our office. If you fail to inform us of your new address, any
mail we send you will be returned whether or not you have turned in
a forwarding address slip to the Post Office. If your paperwork is
returned, you will be removed from the waiting list altogether.
Please read our PBV Criteria page to determine if you are eligible for Housing Assistance. The selection procedures are listed on the PBV Selection page. It is recommended that you read both forms.
Already a Section 8 voucher holder?
These are some of the forms current Section 8 voucher holders can access as needed. These forms are not to be used by applicants still on the waiting list.
- 30 day Notice to Terminate Tenancy
- Alameda CA - HUD S8 Form 52667 - Before 1980
- Alameda CA - HUD S8 Form 52667 - Mixed Ages
- Payment Standards
- Participant Report of Change
- Participant Request to Remove Member
- Request for Reasonable Accommodation
- Statement of Family Obligations
- Utility Allowance chart - 2012
- Zero Income Form
Notice regarding Housing Choice Voucher Program Portability
Please be advised that effective
For questions or further information,
please contact Sherri Shefik, Housing Specialist III at
March 7, 2012
Family Self Sufficiency Program (FSS)
This program is for current Section 8 Voucher Holders residing in the City of Alameda.
- Are you in a low paying job?
- Are you barely making ends meet with Cal-works, SSI/SDI, and/or Food Stamps?
- Have you lost a job?
- Is your unemployment about to run out?
- Do you have career goals that have never materialized?
Well, the Family Self-Sufficiency program may be the next step in helping you realize your career dreams!
The Family Self Sufficiency (
Any Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) participant is eligible to participate in the program regardless of educational status, age, work experience, career interests or possible status as a person with a disability. The program’s emphasis is on employment, career development, education, training, independence from public assistance and credit readiness.
Self-Sufficiency program is continuously taking applications for the