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Department of Housing

  • Rental Assistance Program (Section 8)

    equal housing opportunityThe City of Pasadena Housing Department (CoPHD) accepted applications from October 15, 2014 through November 1, 2014. Persons that submitted on-line applications will be able to review and updated information on their application by clicking the 2014 Update Application button shown below. Please do not submit any updated information to the CoPHD’s office. Information submitted to the CoPHD’s office will not be accepted.



    • The CoPHD will review applications for completion and initial eligibility requirements.
    • Applicants will be notified by email if their application was not accepted.Applicants must maintain the email address used to submit their application. 
    • Applications will not be accepted if the email is returned undeliverable due to an invalid email address.
    • The CoPHD does not provide emergency housing.
    • The CoPHD cannot anticipate when an applicant’s name will be selected from the waiting list. 
    • The CoPHD will not provide additional information on waiting list status other than the information reflected on this website.
    • Applicants will be notified by U. S. Postal Service standard mail of any scheduled appointments.
    • Submitting an application does not guarantee placement on the waiting list or admission to the Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Program.
    • Applicants are encouraged to check this website periodically.
    • Changes will only be accepted on-line through the CoPHD’s website. CoPHD will not accept any changes reported to the CoPHD’s office. 
    • The CoPHD is not responsible for any misdirected mail or email due to:
      • an applicant’s failure to report a change of address to the CoPHD;
      • address incorrectly listed on the application or update forms; or
      • difficulties receiving mail from the specific address listed on the application or update form. (i.e., broken mail box, Post Office delivery, person at the mailing address did not give mail to applicant, etc.)  
    • The CoPHD will not forward any undelivered mail. 


  • Pasadena Housing Search

    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!

  • Affordable Rental Housing Projects

    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 July2014