Making Homes, Growing Communities

The Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) offers voucher programs and rental properties that help make rental housing safe and affordable for over 20,000 low-income families and individuals.

How can we help you?

Find answers to your housing questions below.

Already a Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Participant?

If you are an existing participant, it’s easy to manage your housing and paperwork online. You can use the Tenant Portal to:

  • View your total rent portion amount
  • Request to add or remove someone from your household
  • Report an income change
  • Request to begin the move out process
  • Request a reasonable accommodation
  • Message your Housing Specialist
Want more information? Visit our Existing Tenants page.

Visit the Tenant Portal

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Looking for Rental Assistance?

If you need help with rent, we make it easy to learn about the Housing Choice (Section 8) Voucher program. You can use the Applicant Portal to:

  • Join SCCHA’s Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) interest lists
  • Make changes to your application and keep your application updated
Want more information? Visit our New Applicants page.

Visit the Applicant Portal

Sign In
Not sure where to start? Visit our Overview page for Housing Choice Voucher participants like you!

Are you a Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Landlord?

If you already rent to our Housing Choice Voucher participants, it’s easy to manage your subsidized units online. You can use the Owner Portal to:

  • Get your 1099 tax forms
  • Enroll in direct deposit
  • Request a rent increase
  • View unit information, inspection results, and holds and abatements
  • Change ownership of existing subsidized unit
  • Change the existing payee
  • See your Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) history
  • Identify the Housing Specialist assigned to you
  • Submit online forms directly to staff
Want more information? Visit our Existing Landlords page.

Visit the Owner Portal

Sign In

Interested in Becoming a Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Landlord?

Discover the benefits and understand the process for including Housing Choice Vouchers as rental income.

Join the Program Today

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Not sure where to start? Read our Overview page for landlord partners like you!

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