OC Housing Authority

Orange County Housing Authority (OCHA) is a division within Orange County Community Services that administers federally funded programs to provide monthly rental assistance to qualified tenants in privately owned rental housing.  The largest such program is referred to as the Housing Choice Voucher Program.  Participants who receive a Housing Voucher can use this rental assistance in a variety of rental dwellings and locations with almost any property owner who is willing to participate in the program.
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February 9, 2015  Attention property owners and managers: We need your rental units to house our Veterans!More than 3,700 owners and managers of rental properties are working with the Orange County Housing Authority (OCHA) to help provide decent and affordable housing for over 12,000 households, most of whom are elderly or disabled and include Veterans.
October 9, 2014  Project-based AssistanceOCHA is currently accepting applications for Project Based Voucher (PBV) units for special needs Mental Health Service Act (MHSA) families located throughout Orange County. Please click here to learn more about Project- based assistance and how to apply.

March 31, 2014  Rental AssistanceOCHA is not accepting pre-applications for rental assistance at this time. If you would like a list of affordable rental housing units click on the Affordable Housing Rental List under Resources. If you need emergency housing contact 2-1-1 of Orange County at 211 or at 1-888-600-4357.