Welcome to SCCHA

Our agency assists about 17,000 households through the federal rental housing assistance (Housing Choice Voucher, also known as Section 8) program. We also develop, control and manage affordable rental housing properties. The majority of our program funding comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Our programs and properties are targeted to assist low, very low, and extremely low-income households. The vast majority-more than 80%-of our client households are extremely low-income families, seniors, veterans, persons with disabilities, and formerly homeless. Working together with landlords, housing developers, charities and local governments, we strive to provide housing and support services to as many eligible families as possible.

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10/25/2021
SCCHA Urges Adoption of Build Back Better Plan’s Historic Expansion to Housing Voucher Supply

Despite the clear need, three in four households eligible for assistance receive none because Congress continues to underfund proven solutions.

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10/4/2021
HEADING HOME: No More Families Living on Our Streets

The Santa Clara County Continuum of Care announce new “HEADING HOME: No More Families Living on Our Streets,” a campaign to house all homeless families...

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9/24/2021
Public Notice: Huff Gardens Apartments Relocation Plan

Rotary Plaza HACSC HDC, Inc. (Rotary Plaza) in cooperation with Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) is inviting all interested parties to review...

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