The Section 8 Program is a rental assistance program subsidized by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Section 8 was designed to help reduce the burden of monthly rent for low-income families.
The City of Whittier does not have its own in-house program. However, the Los Angeles County Housing Authority administers Section 8 certificates for the City of Whittier.
Los Angeles Community Development Commission / Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles
700 W. Main Street
Alhambra, CA 91801
Phone: (626) 262-4511
The registration/qualification process is done through telephone registration only. The phone number is (626) 262-4511.
Once you have registered with the Housing Authority, you will be placed on the application waiting list. When your name moves to the top of the list the Housing Authority will send you an application for eligibility. Upon approval of your application, you will be placed on the waiting list for the next available housing certificate.
This is a first come – first served program and the current waiting period is from seven to ten years.