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.

Waiting List open for Empyrean Towers​ from October 21-November 4, 2019. Learn more or view Pre-application​ information.
The Waiting List for Tassafaronga Village Phase 1 is now open 3- and 4-bedroom units only.  Pre-Applications can be downloaded here or picked up at 930 84th Avenue, Oakland, CA, Monday-Friday between 9am-4pm. Completed applications​ must be returned by mail by to:
  Tassafaronga Village
c/o The John Stewart Company
1388 Sutter Street, 11th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94109

If you have a disability that prohibits you from fully participating in this process, you may call (510) 569-5002 to obtain an Application in the mail.


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).​​​​​​​​​​​