Santa Clara County Housing Authority awarded $25 Million in competitive Low-Income Housing Tax Credits
Today, The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee announced that Santa Clara County Housing Authority would receive a highly competitive Low-Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) award for $25 million for an 89-unit senior housing development in San Jose called Alvarado Park. The California Tax Credit Allocation Committee approved 27 projects that will produce 1,388 housing units throughout the state. "We are thrilled to move this housing community forward, Alvarado Park will provide seniors with quality affordable housing that allows them to age in place. These highly competitive resources awarded at the state level are critical in leveraging local partnerships including funding from Measure A. Together, we are working to address the affordable housing shortage in Santa Clara County," said Preston Prince, Executive Director at Santa Clara County Housing Authority.
Santa Clara County Housing Authority Announces Acquisition of Two Affordable Housing Properties in East San José
Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) announces the successful acquisition of two affordable housing properties in East San José. This significant milestone strengthens SCCHA's commitment to providing safe, stable, and affordable housing options for the Santa Clara County community. The acquisition of these properties exemplifies SCCHA's dedication to positively impacting our residents' lives and enhancing the quality of affordable housing throughout Santa Clara County.
Santa Clara County Housing Authority Receives 95 New Housing Choice Vouchers As Part Of The American Rescue Plan
October 4, 2022
The Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) announced that it will receive 95 new Housing Choice Vouchers (HCVs) as part of a larger award of 19,000 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 Santa Clara County pay their rent amid rising inflation and housing costs.
HUD Announces Santa Clara County as 100th Community to join House America Homelessness Initiative
WASHINGTON - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (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.
Commissioner Espinoza-Howard Retires After Serving 16 Years
June 28, 2022
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.
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.
Draft FY2023 MTW Annual Plan Available for Public Viewing
February 22, 2022
The Draft FY2023 MTW Annual Plan is available for public viewing from February 21 through March 23, 2022
2022 Escheatment Notice
The Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA), formerly known as The Housing Authority of the County of Santa Clara, is required to publish a public notice of funds in their custody that have become dormant per California state law.