Welcome to the Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) online Newsroom where you can find information about our agency, press releases, special bulletins, newsletters, news articles and other announcements.

Members of the media may contact Fidel Contreras in the Communications department at (408) 993-2905.

  • Santa Clara County Housing Authority Receives 95 New Housing Choice Vouchers As Part Of The American Rescue Plan

    SCCHA announced that it will receive 95 new Housing Choice Vouchers as part of a larger award of 19K new vouchers being distributed by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to almost 2,000 public housing agencies nationwide. In what HUD calls the most expansive allocation of flexible new rental assistance in 20 years, the new housing vouchers will help eligible low-income individuals and families living in our county pay their rent amid rising inflation and housing costs.

  • HUD Announces Santa Clara County as 100th Community to join House America Homelessness Initiative

    Jul 07, 2022 12:00 AM

    HUD Secretary Marcia L. Fudge today announced Santa Clara County, California as the 100th community to join the Administration’s House America initiative to tackle homelessness by leveraging American Rescue Plan and other federal resources through a Housing First approach. She also discussed House America’s progress on the national level and the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to make housing more affordable, fueled by investments from the American Rescue Plan.

  • Commissioner Espinoza-Howard Retires After Serving 16 Years

    Jun 28, 2022 12:00 AM

    Appointed to SCCHA's Board of Commissioners in 2006, Espinoza-Howard has championed building community partnerships while working tirelessly to expand housing opportunities and resident programs for low-income families in Santa Clara County. In honor of her commitment to growing the agency's scholarship fund to support as many students as possible, the program will henceforth be known as the Kathy Espinoza-Howard Scholarship program.

  • SCCHA and Partners Receive $14.3 Million Homekey Award to Turn San José Hotel into Housing for Transitional Age Youth Experiencing or At Risk of Homelessness

    As part of a countywide effort to rapidly respond to the homelessness crisis, the Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) and its partners applied for and were awarded a state Homekey program grant of $14.3 million for the purchase and renovation of the Pavilion Inn hotel located at 1280 North Fourth Street in San José.

  • 2022 Escheatment Notice

    Feb 03, 2022 12:00 AM

    “The Santa Clara County Housing Authority is required to publish a public notice of funds in their custody that have become dormant per California state law. The monies will become the property of SCCHA on March 21, 2022, if they are not claimed. If you believe you may be owed monies by SCCHA, please call (408) 993-2924 or send an email to

  • SCCHA Urges Adoption of Build Back Better Plan’s Historic Expansion to Housing Voucher Supply

    Oct 25, 2021 12:00 AM

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

  • HEADING HOME: No More Families Living on Our Streets

    Oct 04, 2021 12:00 AM

    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 in Santa Clara County by 2025.

  • Public Notice: Huff Gardens Apartments Relocation Plan

    Sep 24, 2021 12:00 AM

    Rotary Plaza HACSC HDC, Inc. (Rotary Plaza) in cooperation with Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) is inviting all interested parties to review the draft relocation planning document for its properties located at 3021 Huff Avenue in San Jose, California. A copy of the draft plan (otherwise known as the Huff Gardens Relocation Planning Document) can be viewed and downloaded from SCCHA’s website.