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Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program Waiting List
The Housing Choice Voucher Program provides assistance to help people afford safe, decent and sanitary housing that is privately owned. The Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) provides funding to the City of Pittsburg Housing Authority to administer the program in Pittsburg. The family pays a portion of their income in rent to their landlord and the City of Pittsburg Housing Authority pays the difference.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
When will I hear from someone about my application?
Click here to check the status. If your application was selected based on the lottery system, you will be shown your position number on the waiting list. If your application was not selected, you will not see a position number.
What if I don’t get selected for the waiting list this time?
You can reapply when the waiting list opens again (undetermined at this time).
How do I report address changes if my application is selected?
Applicants are required to notify the Housing Authority when a family's address changes. You must submit an address change in writing or by sending an email to HousingAuth@ci.pittsburg.ca.us. Written notifications must be mailed to:
City of Pittsburg Housing Authority
916 Cumberland Street
Pittsburg, CA 94565
If an applicant falsifies documents or makes false statements in order to qualify, they will be removed from the waiting list.