Wait Lists

Current Wait List Status

Housing Type List Status ​
​OHA Section 8 ​Closed
​OHA Public Housing Closed
​OHA Site Based Housing Closed

​Other (Non-OHA) Agencies















OHA periodically publishes information about other housing organizations’ waitlist openings as a courtesy. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information including dates, availability or selection processes. If you have questions, please contact the agency directly.

The waiting list for 1-bedroom units at Monarch Homes will open on September 24th 2020 at 9:00 AM.  Head of household must be 62 years old or older.

Applications must be submitted online by 5:00 PM on October 1, 2020. A lottery will be conducted for all applications received by the deadline. Only the top 240 applications will be placed on the waiting list for consideration.
Applications must be submitted online. The web link to the online application will be available on September 24, 2020 here.
People with disabilities have the right to request reasonable accommodations to participate in the application process.
Link to the Monarch Flyer.

MidPen Housing has begun accepting pre-applications for the Chestnut Square Family Apartments in Livermore, CA.

For more information and visit the MidPen Housing website to access the online pre-application portal, download a paper application, and access tenant selection criteria.


RCD properties is accepting applications at eight East Bay apartment communities at this time. Please find more information at https://rcdhousing.org/find-housing/.  Each site has specific information about next steps. Please read all of the eligibility information and contact the leasing office for more information. 


Now accepting applications for new apartments in Arroyo Grande and San Luis Obispo. 

Applications are being accepted for two communities currently under construction:

Halcyon-Collective.com or CourtyardattheMeadows.com​




Already on a Wait List?​​

If you have already completed a Waitlist Pre-Application your application will go through a lottery process for placement on one or more Waitlists, ​based on the program(s) to which you applied. Status is not provided by telephone. OHA will communicate with Applicants via email about their pre-application status. Applicants may return to the  Applicant Portal to report a change of address.

You may also mail in your written request to:
Oakland Housing Authority
Eligibility Department
1540 Webster Street
Oakland, CA 94612​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Details about the Non-OHA Wait Lists are provided as a courtesy. Information about other agency's application processes are in the announcements above (when listed).​​​​​​​​​​​