Rental Assistance Information

This application Below is specific to the existing Section-8 Rental Assistance and other Programs for the Housing Authority of the County of San Diego. This application is NOT for the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program. 

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At Housing and Community Development Services, we have several programs to help low-income people pay their rent so they may live in a safe, healthy place.   
Rental Assistance Options
Learn how to complete an application for rental assistance programs.  
Apply for Rental Assistance
Make updates to your existing application.                    
Update Your Application
If you already receive rental assistance, we have new information just for you.  
Already Receiving Rental Assistance?
Learn more about the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program.  
What is Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher?
We help homeless veterans receive rental assistance and support services through VASH (Veterans Affairs Support Housing) and other programs.  
Veterans Services Overview
Through the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program, we provide some housing and support services for people with HIV-AIDS.  
Housing Opportunities for Persons With AIDS
Several programs are available to help the homeless.  
Homeless Assistance
Learn about our Public Housing program.  
Public Housing
Learn about the Moderate Rehabilitation program and what it offers.  
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Learn more about the Resident Advisory Board and how to participate.  
Moderate Rehabilitation Program
Rental Assistance Navigation