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Compton Local Housing Will Be Opening its Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV) Waiting List

The Compton Local Housing is excited to be opening our waiting list so that we can provide assistance to families, elderly, and homeless who are in need. Our new process for accepting applications on-line will allow the greatest possible access to apply and help our Agency meet the high demand for applications we anticipate.


The City of Compton Local Housing Authority announces it will be accepting applications on-line for its Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCV) Waiting List beginning 8:00 a.m. on September 25, 2017 until 5:00 p.m. on September 28, 2017. Applications must be submitted on-line ONLY.



To better serve applicants and to make the application process available to all, including those that are least likely to apply, the entire application process is available on-line at the City of Compton website:, then click on Section 8 Waiting List Application or you can use this website:

  • The application must include gross income and all family members’ social security numbers.
  • If you do not have an email, you must create a free email at
  • It is important to completely fill out the Housing Choice Voucher application. To prevent delay in being placed on the waiting list, an applicant should complete every question on the application without leaving blanks. Include information regarding all members of the household who will be living at the residence.

To ensure availability and access to the on-line system, the Housing Authority has partnered with organizations listed below:

Compton CareerLink                      Comprehensive One-Stop Career Center

700 North Bullis Road                             2909 Pacific Commerce Drive


You may go to any Public Library, use a smart phone, laptop or any device with internet access.

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