About San Diego Housing Commission
The San Diego Housing Commission provides rental assistance, section 8, home buyers assistance, state rental housing, and public housing.
To apply for Section 8 assistance:
1. To request a “Waiting List Pre-Application“ form write to Wait List at the San Diego Housing Commission address listed above. Include Social Security number, name, and address.
Complete an ”Application Request/Change of Address“ form and return it the address listed above. This form may be obtained by calling or writing to the San Diego Housing Commission. See Appendix H for a sample of this form.
2. The “Waiting List Pre-Application“ form should arrive in about two weeks. Read the instructions that come with the form carefully, and fill out the form completely and accurately. See Appendix I for a sample of this form.
3. Return the application by mail using the envelope provided.
4. Within two months of applying, the applicant should receive a confirmation from the San Diego Housing Commission indicating the date of application, priority number assigned, and a list of ranking factors. If any of the information is incorrect,
The Housing Commission will also place Section 8 applicants on the waiting list for their public housing programs.