Wait Lists

Current Wait List Status

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

OHA Mainstream Voucher Program CLOSED
OHA has closed the limited waitlist opening for the Mainstream Voucher Program. 
Click here for the Mainstream Voucher Program Flyer. Click here for Frequently Asked Questions for Mainstream Voucher Program.

Read Mainstream Voucher Program information in Chinese, Spanish, and Vietnamese.

Read Frequently Asked Questions for Mainstream Voucher Program in Chinese, Spanish and Vietnamese​.

​​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.


Pre-applications are being distributed until March 5, at 2PM for the Breaker at Bayport waitlist. Pre-Applications for the waitlist will be accepted by mail from March 8-April 30, 2021. Learn more​


EBALDC is announcing its opening of our 2021 Annual Marketing List (AML) from Thursday 4/1/21 @ 12 PM – Thursday 4/15/21 @ 12 PM, PST.

For more information about the 2021 AML, see the 2021 AML Information Flyer, the 2021 AML FAQ, visit our website, or call the Information Hotline, 510-606-1857.​


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 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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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).​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​