Section 8 status in Los Angeles county can be checked by contacting the Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles. Inquiries can be submitted online via the applicant portal. Existing applicants should log into their accounts to check status of Section 8 applications.
Applicants can apply online to receive Section 8 benefits in Los Angeles county. Once applicants are approved for the program, they are required to sign a payment contract. After the contract is signed, payment for the agreed-upon rent amount can start. If an applicant moves into a unit before being approved or before signing the contract, the applicant is responsible for the full amount of rent.