How to Apply for Section 8

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The Vacaville and Solano County Housing Authority wait lists are currently closed

 The Vacaville Housing Authority (VHA) and Solano County Housing Authority (SCHA) do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, religion, familial status, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, source of income, and arbitrary discrimination. It is the VHA & SCHA policy to provide reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities so that they may fully access and utilize the housing programs and related services. If you feel that you need a reasonable accommodation, or believe you have been subject to unlawful discrimination, please contact the 504 Coordinator at (707) 449-5675.

If you feel you have been excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or been subjected to discrimination by the VHA due to a disability, you may request a copy of the VHA’s Grievance Policy.    

          HUD Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity Website:  

If you are already on the wait list:

Waiting list priority is based on the preferences you check on your application. For a list of preferences and definitions click here. The more preferences you meet, the closer your position will be to the top of the waiting list (keep in mind that you must provide proof that you meet these preferences when your name reaches the top of the list).

Changes to your waiting list application must be made in writing on an Application Update Form and can be submitted in person or by mail to: Vacaville Housing Authority, 40 Eldridge Avenue Suite 2, Vacaville, CA 95688

You are required to notify the Housing Authority of any changes in writing. If the Housing Authority cannot contact you at the most current address on file, your name will be removed from the waiting list.

You can check your status (active or inactive) on the Wait List two ways:

  1. Online, log on to
    •  Enter the 4 digit YEAR of your birth
    • Enter your Social Security Number (do not use dashes, just enter the 9 digits)
    • You can print a copy of the information for your records
    • Click on Log out when you are done


      2. Call the toll free number 1 (800) 759-7159

    • Enter your Social Security Number
    • Enter the 4 digit YEAR of your birth

If you have any questions, please call us at (707) 449-5675. Se habla español.