Section 8

Section 8 Housing

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program is a federal subsidy program that helps low-income families afford market-rate, private rental housing in the city limits of Santa Rosa. Voucher holders pay approximately 30–40% of their monthly income towards the rent. The City of Santa Rosa Housing Authority pays the balance of the rent to the owner within reasonable limits.

To qualify applicants' annual gross income must be less than:
1 person -  $41,600    4 persons - $59,400   7 persons - $73,700
2 persons - $47,550   5 persons - $64,200   8 persons - $78,450
3 persons - $53,500   6 persons - $68,950
Income guidelines may change.



The City of Santa Rosa is migrating the Section 8 Housing Voucher Program Waitlist online. The new  system will make it easier for you to update and verify your information. To register, you must have an email address. If you do not have one, you will be prompted to create a free email account. Email is how we will communicate with you. If you need alternative access, please contact us at 707-543-3300. If you do not complete this process, you will be removed from the Waitlist.

This is for people currently on the Waitlist. The Waitlist is not open to new applicants at this time.

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La Ciudad de Santa Rosa está pasando la Lista de Espera del Programa de Vales de Elección de Vivienda de la Sección 8 a en línea. El nuevo sistema hará que sea mucho más fácil para usted actualizar y verificar su información. Para registrarse, debe tener una dirección de correo electrónico. Si no tiene una, se le pedirá que cree una cuenta de correo electrónico gratuita. El correo electrónico es la forma en que nos comunicaremos con usted. Si necesita un acceso alternativo, contáctenos al 707-543-3300. Si no completa este proceso, será eliminado de la espera.

Esto es para gente actuales que ya están en lista de espera. La lista de espera no está abierta a nuevos solicitantes en este momento.

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For Landlords

If you have a vacant unit that you would like to add to our current list of rent referrals, please fill out the Notice of Vacant Rental Unit Form (PDF) and submit it to us by mail, email, fax (707-543-3317), or in person at our front counter located at 90 Santa Rosa Avenue. You may also call us at 707-543-3300 to have it listed.

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