News

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 call Orleashia Greenwood in the Executive department at (408) 993-2905.

  • SCCHA Spring 2021 Newsletter

    May 11, 2021 12:00 AM

    What Makes a Great Housing Authority; More Than 660 New, Transit-oriented, All-electric Affordable Homes Planned for East Santa Clara Street in San José; Scholarship Applications Open Until May 26; Emergency Rent Relief Programs Available; 34,000 Join New Online Section 8 Program Interest Lists; Project-based Vouchers Are Key to Financing Supportive Housing

  • 2021 Housing Search Workshop available to view online!

    This workshop is designed to help voucher holders navigate the housing search process and provide tips on how to successfully obtain housing.

  • FY2022 MTW Annual Plan Public Notice of Hearing

    (SCCHA) has developed its Draft Moving to Work (MTW) Annual Plan for fiscal year 2022. A virtual public hearing on the draft plan will be held on March 12, 2020 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m To register for this virtual session: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_q8oRLm8dRheFdY6ERBkVXw

  • 2021 Escheatment Notice of Dormant Funds

    Feb 05, 2021 12:00 AM

    SCCHA is required to publish a public notice of funds in their custody that have become dormant per California state law.

  • December 2020 Newsletter

    December 2020 Newsletter

  • Notice of Intent to Award - Project Based Voucher Solicitation 01/2020

    Jul 14, 2020 12:00 AM

    After a careful evaluation of all proposals received, the Housing Authority’s Evaluation Committee has recommended to the Executive Director that following development projects should receive a conditional award of Project-Based Vouchers.

  • June 4, 2020 Board of Commissioners Meeting - Public Participation

    SCCHA's monthly Board of Commissioners meetings are being held virtually until further notice. The public is invited to remotely view or participate in the meeting.

  • SCCHA Building Closed to the Public Effective Monday, Mar. 16, 2020

    Customer service remains SCCHA's top priority and we have several alternate means for you to continue doing business with us.

  • Fair Housing Discussion - Spanish Focus Group

    Jan 27, 2020 12:00 AM

    29 de enero: La ciudad quiere saber cómo romper barreras de discriminación y de segregación para que USTED tiene acceso a la igualdad de la vivienda oportunidades.

  • Santa Clara County Housing Authority Receives Award of Merit from NAHRO

    Jul 11, 2019 12:00 AM

    The National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO) recently honored the Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) with the 2019 Award of Merit in Administrative Innovation for the agency’s Customer Service Initiative. Read more...

  • March Newsletter 2017

    50 Years of Making Homes and Growing Communities;Celebrating Our Accomplishments;Meet Our Staff: Policy Team

  • How to Avoid Housing Scams

    When searching for your new home, protect yourself from becoming a victim of a Section 8 or affordable housing scam. If you are researching housing on the internet, you must be aware of several possible traps. Learn what to avoid by watching this informative short video on housing scam prevention. ​

  • PHADA’s Scholarship Program

    In order to encourage academic excellence and community responsibility among high school students, PHADA has implemented a scholarship program for graduating seniors who are preparing to enter college. The Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) would like to nominate two college-bound high school seniors for the Public Housing Authorities Directors Association (PHADA) 2017 scholarship program.

  • Special Bulletin - May 2015

    Housing Authority Promotes New Construction with Release of up to 1,000 New Project-Based Housing Vouchers.​

  • May 2015 Newsletter

    SCCHA Continues Push to Increase Affordable Housing, Local Support for MTW Contract Extension to 2018, SCCHA Releases up to 1,000 Additional Project-Based Vouchers, SCCHA Makes Academic Scholarships Available for Tenants, State Needs More Than 1.5 Million Affordable Rental Homes

  • October 2014 Newsletter

    October 2014 Newsletter

  • Santa Clara County's Chronically Homeless Direct Referral Program Wins 2014 Award of Merit From National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

    Santa Clara County’s Chronically Homeless Direct Referral Program Wins 2014 Award of Merit From National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials

  • Governor Brown Appoints Sanchez to California Housing Partnership Corporation

    Governor Brown Appoints Sanchez to California Housing Partnership Corporation

  • Sequestration Press Release-March 2013

    Sequestration Press Release-March 2013

  • Opportunity Center of the Midpeninsula Press Release-August 2013

    Opportunity Center of the Midpeninsula Press Release-August 2013

  • July 2014 Newsletter

    July 2014 Newsletter

  • April 2014 Newsletter

    April 2014 Newsletter

  • November 2013 Newsletter

    November 2013 Newsletter

  • September 2013 Newsletter

    September 2013 Newsletter

  • July 2013 Newsletter

    July 2013 Newsletter

  • May 2013 Newsletter

    May 2013 Newsletter

  • April 2013 Newsletter

    April 2013 Newsletter