Business Hours:Monday - Thursday: 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.Friday: Closed Email: Section8@nationalcityca.gov Phone: (619) 336-4254 Fax: (619) 477-3747
The Housing Authority of the City of National City, Section 8 Rental Assistance Program (HACNC), administers the Housing Choice Voucher Program for eligible low-income households and seniors that either live or work in National City. It is a federally funded program under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which enables participants to obtain decent, safe, and sanitary housing.
If a participant/family meets income and other eligibility guidelines, their name is placed on the waiting list. The waiting period may be anywhere from eight (8) to ten (10) years. When funds become available and the family’s name has reached the top of the waiting list, an interview and evaluation is conducted. Housing Authority staff inspects all assisted units to ensure that they are in decent, safe and sanitary condition at initial lease-up and during the annual recertification process.
Property owners receive a fair market rent for their units. Families pay their landlords approximately 30% of their income for housing. Section 8 pays the difference directly to the owner.
Click below to view the HACNC Section 8 Application in PDF format. You will need to download, print and complete the Section 8 Application in order to either walk or mail it in to our office for processing (see above for address).
Click below to view and download the HANC Change of Information form in PDF format:
Click below to read and download FAQs and Supporting Documents:
ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONClick below to find out more information about the following:
The proposed Five Year and Annual (2015 - 2020) Public Housing Agency Annual Plan and Section 8 Administrative Plan for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 will be heard for approved on April 7, 2015. The referenced plans and policies will be available for public review on the City's webpage www.nationalcityca.gov and at the following locations:
HACNC Section 8 Rental Assistance Program, 140 E. 12th Street, Suite B, National City CA 91950
City of National City - Main Library, 1401 National City Blvd, National City CA 91950
City Hall, City Clerk's Office - 1st Floor, 1243 National City Blvd., National City CA 91950
You must be either a low-income senior citizen 62 years of age or older, a low-income disabled individual, or a low-income family with dependent child(ren), wherein the head of the household or spouse lives or works in National City.
You must live or work in the City Of National City.
Your household’s annual gross income must be at or below 50% of San Diego Area Median income (AMI).
INCOME REQUIREMENTS FOR RENTAL ASSISTANCE
Federal (HUD) Income Targeting: Federal regulations require that 75 percent of all new participants each year have extremely low incomes, which is equal to or less than 30 percent of the county median income (see Area Median Income (AMI) chart). Therefore, the wait time may vary depending upon your income.
Senior/Family Housing in National City
In addition to the Section 8 Rental Assistance Program, the following apartment buildings provide Project-Based Assistance for seniors and/or low-income families in National City:
Other Housing Authority Agencies in San Diego region
County of San Diego Housing Authority3989 Ruffin RoadSan Diego CA 92123
San Diego Housing Commission1122 Broadway, Suite 300San Diego CA 92101
City of Oceanside Housing Division321 N Nevada StreetOceanside CA 92054
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