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.

Housing Choice Voucher Program Landlord Perspective

Housing Choice Voucher Program Tenant Perspective


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November 13, 2015  First Lady Michelle Obama Releases Video Encouraging Landlords to Help End Veteran Homelessness

First Lady Michelle Obama released a video to landlords today encouraging them to help communities across the country end veteran homelessness.

If you are a property owner or manager who is willing to explore the possibility of renting to a homeless veteran through the VASH program, please contact LAUREN MARTINEZ at the ORANGE COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY at (714) 480-2705. We truly appreciate your interest in helping out homeless veterans to find decent and affordable housing.

October 9, 2015  Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8)

At this time OCHA is not accepting applications for the waiting list.

If you are in need of emergency services please contact 2-1-1 of Orange County at 888-600-4357 or dial 211.

April 17, 2015  Help us House Our HeroesLearn the benefits of providing housing for our Orange County Veterans at the Landlord Resource Fair on Saturday, May 9, 2015 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Check out the flyer for more information. See you there! ( View PDF )