Wait Lists

Current Wait List Status

Housing Type List Status ​
​OHA Section 8 Closed
OAHPI Project Based Housing Closed
OHA Public Housing

Please Note: After submitting an application, or making updates to your account on the portal, you will receive a message stating “your portal update has been accepted.” This confirms that your updated information has been received, NOT that you have been selected for the public housing waitlist.

Applicants who are selected for the waitlist will be notified by email within 120 days.

OHA Mainstream Voucher Program 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

Waiting List Openings:

San Pablo Hotel
1955 San Pablo Avenue Oakland, CA 94612

The waitlist will be open December 4, 2023 – December 15, 2023 
How to apply:  online at https://housing.acgov.org/listings


Or pick up and drop off the application at the San Pablo Hotel.
Mailed pre-applications must be postmarked by Friday, December 15, 2023

Please download the flyers of the waitlist opening in English, Chinese, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese

Madison at 14th Street
Opening waitlist for studios, One-Bedroom, Two-Bedrooms, and Three-Bedrooms

When: December 6, 2023 to December 13, 2023 by 5:00 PM

How to apply: online at www.sahahomes.org/apply OR

Paper applications will be available to pick up and drop off at 160 14th Street, Oakland, CA 94612 at these times: December 7, 2023, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm; December 12, 2023, 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Paper applications must be mailed to the address listed on the application. Applications submitted by mail must be postmarked by December 13, 2023

For more information, download the waitlist flyers in English, Chinese, Spanish, and Vietnamese

Foon Lok East
Foon Lok East located at 389 9th Avenue, Oakland, CA 94606 is opening their waitlist for Project-Based Voucher units. 

The waitlist will be open November 20, 2023 to December 8, 2023


Pre-Applications may be submitted via our on-line application system

OR  downloaded from the MidPen Housing website at: https://www.midpen-housing.org/foonlokeast;

OR  At the temporary leasing office located at 311 9th Avenue, Oakland 94606 between the hours of 8:30am to
5:00pm, Monday through Friday. (Office closed Thursday, 11/23 and Friday, 11/24)

Please download the flyers: EnglishChineseSpanish, and Vietnamese​

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 Po​rtal​ 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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​