Waiting Lists Applicants

About SCCHA Waiting Lists

The Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) operates separate waiting lists for the following federal programs:

  • Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8)
  • Project Based Voucher
  • Moderate Rehabilitation

The average wait for a household to receive a housing voucher is 8 to 10 years.

Certain housing programs require the applicant to be referred to SCCHA by a supportive service agency. For more information on SCCHA’s housing programs, please click here.

New Applicants

All waiting lists are currently CLOSED

For information on how to apply for SCCHA's waiting lists, please click here. Applications are only accepted at times when the waiting list is opened.

Existing Applicants

If you are currently on the waiting list(s) and want to check the status of your application, please call (408) 275-8770.

Requests to update your existing registration must be made in writing to SCCHA. For more information on how to update your existing registration please click here.