The City of Pasadena Housing Department (CoPHD) will be accepting On-Line applications only for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program beginning October 15, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. through November 1, 2014, at 4:59 p.m. Persons interested in applying must click on the Apply for Section 8 button below in order to complete the on-line application. It is extremely important that you read the information contained in this notice and all written instructions that accompany the on-line application before you attempt to complete your application. No paper applications will be accepted. You are also invited to view the instructional YouTube videos and view the printable written instructions in the Informational Flyer below.
Download the Informational Flyer - English
Download the Informational Flyer - Spanish
Download the Informational Flyer - Armenian
Download the Application Instructions
How to get a City of Pasadena (City) Account to apply for Section 8
Click on the button below to apply for Section 8 Rental Assistance.
This on-line application is NOT designed to work on mobile devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry. You will need to use a standard computer. To provide a better experience, the Section 8 website will be unavailable for system maintenance beginning at 6am on Wednesday, October 28 (for approximately 1 hour). Applications that are not completed and submitted before 6am will be lost and you will need to begin your application again when the system becomes available.
The Housing Department has a new and free housing search website which is called Pasadena Housing Search and it is located at http://pasadenahousingsearch.com/. It has free listings and you are able to search for properties in and around the City of Pasadena and across the County of Los Angeles. PasadenaHousingSearch.com is a partner website and shares listings with the Los Angeles County Housing Resource Center which posts housing data, information and resources for the entire County of Los Angeles. List and search from either site!
There are 2,173 units of affordable rental housing in Pasadena which were developed with the assistance of some form of government financial subsidy and/or entitlement. Most of these units are restricted to very low income households at affordable rents. The following list contains the project address, project type (e.g., senior housing), total number of units, income eligibility limit, and phone number of the project manager.
Affordable Rental Housing List May 2014
For more information on the Supportive Housing Programs listed above, please contact the Program Coordinator at (626) 744-8300.