Preferences

Important! Don’t forget to check the box(es) that tell us if you qualify for a preference.  Preferences are used when selecting applicants from the interest list, along with the lottery draw.  Preferences are verified.  If the preference(s) cannot be verified, preference points will be removed and the pre-application may be cancelled.  So, read carefully.

Read the description of the preferences below. When you get to the Preference section of the pre-application check the box if you can answer YES to any of the questions below to receive preference points.

Fresno County Residency Preference: Check this box if you can answer YES to any of these questions:
Does any adult member of your household live in a city located in Fresno County?
Does any adult member of your household work in a city located in Fresno County?
Does any adult member of your household go to school in in a city located in Fresno County?

Elderly/Disabled Preference: Check this box if you can answer YES to any of these questions:
Is the head of household, spouse, or co-head age 62 or older?
Is the head of household, spouse, or co-head disabled?

US Veterans Preference: Check this box if you can answer YES to any of these questions:
Is the head of household an active member of the U.S. Armed Forces?
Is the head of household a U.S. veteran?
Is the head of household a surviving spouse of a U.S. veteran?