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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October 9, 2014  Project-based AssistanceOCHA is currently accepting applications for Project Based Voucher (PBV) units for special needs Mental Heath 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.
March 31, 2014  Need to Make a Change to your application on the 2012 Waiting List?For changes in address or other family or employment changes, please complete the Waiting List Change Form and submit it to OCHA using the contact information below. This will insure that OCHA has current information to contact you in the future.