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 Executive Director Katherine Harasz at (408) 993-2903.
This workshop for property owners and managers renting to Section 8 program participants in Santa Clara County will be held Aug. 3, Sept. 7, Oct. 5, Nov. 2 and Dec. 7. Topics covered include the lease-up process; correctly completing all RFTA packet forms; what to include in your lease; avoiding common RFTA Packet errors; reviewing HAP contract sections; and avoiding common HAP contract errors.
The Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA), the City of San José Housing Department (CSJHD) and County of Santa Clara Office of Supportive Housing (OSH), in partnership with the Veterans Administration Palo Alto Health Care System, jointly invite qualified affordable housing developers to submit written proposals for affordable multifamily rental housing projects that will provide housing to a range of special needs residents.
This invitation makes available $48 million in devel
As part of its participation in the Moving to Work (MTW) demonstration program, SCCHA has prepared a Draft MTW Annual Plan Amendment for fiscal year 2017 that covers the period from July 1, 2016, to June 30, 2017.
The Draft 2017 MTW Annual Plan Amendment is now available for review and public comment from July 18 through August 17, 2016. For more information on how to submit comments, click on the plan summaries or public notices.
ALL WAITING LIST APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE STATUS BY AUGUST 1, 2016
The Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) is updating its Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher, Project Based Voucher and Moderate Rehabilitation waiting lists. The waiting list update will help SCCHA get an accurate count of the number of applicants still interested in housing. In order to remain on each of the lists, all existing applicants currently on the agency’s federal housing program waiting lists must verif
SCCHA will be Closed to the Public for Staff In-Service
Thursday, June 30, 2016 - (11:30 AM - 01:00 PM)
We will re-open for business starting at 01:00 PM
Palo Alto – Today County Supervisor Joe Simitian and Palo Alto Mayor Pat Burt announced a potential partner who will bring new resources to the effort to preserve and improve the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park.
Nearly a year after the City and County each committed $14.5 million to acquiring the Park, they have announced a proposed partnership with the Santa Clara County Housing Authority, in an effort to fund, acquire, improve and preserve the Park as an ongoing source of affordable
The July 2016 Housing Assistance Payment (HAP) may be delayed due to the Santa Clara County Housing Authority alternate Friday closure on July 1 and the July 4th holiday. The agency is making every effort possible to disburse the payment on Friday, July 1, as per the monthly payment schedule, however we would like to keep Section 8 owners and property managers informed of any potential delay in payment. In the unlikely event that the payment is delayed, payment will be mailed and direc
The Strive application deadline has been extended to June 16, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. Completed applications with transcripts can be dropped off at the Santa Clara County Housing Authority, Attn: Dhory Sison, 505 W. Julian St., San Jose, CA 95110. Or, email applications to StriveScholarship@SCCHA.org. When emailing, place “Strive application” in the subject line.
The Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) is now accepting applications for its Strive scholarship program. Strive was created to provide post-secondary educational financial assistance for Section 8 tenants or tenants of rental properties managed or affiliated with SCCHA.
Destination: Home and the County of Santa Clara today announced the Silicon Valley Triage Tool, a new computer model that uses Santa Clara County case records to forecast the public cost of homeless persons and then connect them with permanent supportive housing