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Section 8 vouchers or other assistance

Contact the Housing Authority of Los Angeles County for additional information.


For additional information on Section 8 housing visit the Section 8 office at the Section 8
Housing Authority County of Los Angeles  (HACoLA)

700 West Main Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

Section 8 programs in Lakewood are administered by the
Housing Authority of Los Angeles County. The program assists eligible families afford safe, decent, high-quality rental housing. 

Assisted housing programs such as Section 8 helps make rental housing in the private market affordable for low-income families. The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles provides rental assistance to more than 20,000 low-income families in Los Angeles County. Nationwide, the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program helps more than 1.7 million low-income families afford decent housing in the private rental market.

Participants rent housing from private landlords and pay a portion of their income towards rent.  The Housing Authority subsidizes the difference in monthly payments directly to the owner.  Owners, participants and the Housing Authority share in making this three-way-partnership a success.

Details on the program can be found on the county Web site along with an online application form library and an FAQ listing.

Section 8 Online Application form (check “Lakewood” during submission)

Section 8 FAQs at the Housing Authority of Los Angeles County

Section 8 Forms page at the Housing Authority of Los Angeles County

The Section 8 program is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, HUD. There is a search page on their site to assist finding subsidized housing.

HUD Search page for California