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:

ANCORA PLACE - Waiting List Opening Soon

The waiting list for Tax-Credit and Project Based Voucher (PBV) Studio, 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom, and 3-bedroom units at Ancora Place opens on February 28, 2024, 9:00 AM through March 13, 2024, 5:00 PM.

Applications will be available to submit online. They must be submitted by 5:00 PM on March 13, 2024, through the Alameda County Housing Portal (https://housing.acgov.org/listings).

Paper applications will also be available to pick up and drop off at 1245 23rd Ave, Oakland, CA 94606, at the following times:

  • Thursday, February 29, 2024, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday, March 5, 2024, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Thursday, March 7, 2024, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • Tuesday, March 12, 2024, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

For more information, download the project flyer in English, Chinese, Spanish, 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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​