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.
Park Avenue Senior Apartments (62+) is currently accepting applications. Read more...
Press release re: stabilization of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park
Join Our Landlord Team; HUD Approves Increasing Project-based Vouchers to 40% of SCCHA Inventory; Russell Appointed Tenant Commissioner; Strive Program Awards $52,000 in Scholarships; FSS Program Grads Increase Income, Leave Housing Assistance.
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...
The Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) has amended its Draft Moving to Work (MTW) Annual Plan for fiscal year 2020. A public hearing on the amended draft plan will be held on July 10, 2019 from 3:30p.m. to 4:30p.m. Read More
The Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) has amended its Draft Moving to Work (MTW) Annual Plan for fiscal year 2020 (July 1, 2019, to June 30, 2020). The MTW Annual Plan describes how the agency uses its special MTW designation to be more cost effective and creative in providing affordable housing in Santa Clara County. The amended Draft FY2020 MTW Annual Plan with summaries and public notices in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese are available.
SCCHA is inviting feedback from affordable housing developers on the following proposals and policies:
• Issuing PBVs to new construction developments for Extremely Low Income (ELI) units.
• Incentivizing the construction of 2-bedroom or larger units.
• Limiting the number of PBVs issued to projects to no more than necessary for projects to pencil out (taking into account any services provided to residents). [READ MORE]
New MTW Activities and Owner-Friendly Policies for FY2020; Scholarships Available to Section 8 Tenants; San José’s First 100% Permanent Supportive Housing To Open in April; Agency to Present at State and National Conferences
This is NOT SCCHA's Housing Choice Voucher Program. The John Stewart Company has opened the Backup Waiting List for two-bedroom units at senior properties (55+) Cypress Gardens and Lenzen Gardens. Read more...
The Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) has developed its Draft Moving to Work (MTW) Annual Plan for fiscal year 2020. A public hearing on the draft plan will be held on March 14, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Read more...