All income-disadvantaged residents of the County of San Diego may apply for residency. This includes all low to moderate income families. Applications are accepted approximately every 4 years. The public is notified that applications will be distributed and the dates to apply and submit the application. Approximately five hundred applications are distributed and must be returned within a week for inclusion on the waiting list. Placement on the waiting list is by completed application. There is no pre‑qualification. When an individual’s application appears at the top of the list, the individual is contacted to submit the various verifications to determine eligibility.