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March 18, 2015 
ATTENTION PROPERTY OWNERS AND MANAGERS: We need your rental units to house our Veterans!

A record number of veterans with Housing Vouchers are seeking rentals at this time. Some veterans are homeless and we are reaching out to rental property owners and managers who can make units available to house our OC veterans.
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October 9, 2014 
Project-based Assistance

OCHA 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 Assistance

OCHA 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.

March 31, 2014 
On-Line Owner Portal

This technology is designed to save time and enable participating owners and managers to access their HAP payment information whenever they wish.

October 16, 2013 
Housing Assistance Payments during the Federal Government Shutdown

OCHA anticipates no interruption in Housing Assistance Payments to participating property owners/managers. The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has updated its Contingency Plan which states: the “Housing Choice Voucher Program is funded on a calendar year basis, and the monthly payments for November and December are scheduled to be made timely.”

October 9, 2012 
2012 Waiting List

If you submitted a pre-application between February 15, 2012 and February 29, 2012

October 1, 2012 
2012 Fair Market Rents

The US Department of Housing and Urban Development has published the 2012 Fair Market Rents.

March 1, 2012 
Need to make a change?

Applicants who applied for rental assistance during February 2012 that need to make changes in address or other family or employment information please complete the Waiting List Change Form

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