OC Housing Authority

Orange County Housing Authority (OCHA) 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


view archive »

Latest News

August 26, 2019  We Have Moved

The Orange County Housing Authority office has moved to: 1501 E. St. Andrew Place Santa Ana, CA 92705.

Office hours are: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All staff contact information remains the same (phone numbers and email)

December 27, 2018  Public Notice: Mainstream Voucher Program Implementation

In partnership with the Orange County Health Care Agency (HCA), the Orange County Housing Authority has been awarded Mainstream Voucher Program funding to provide rental assistance to non-elderly homeless persons with disabilities.

Beginning in December 2018, OCHA will accept referrals for Mainstream Voucher Program rental assistance from HCA’s Whole Person Care (WPC) Program. Additionally, any persons who meet the conditions below may contact the Whole Person Care Program at (714) 834-2182 or OCHA at (714) 480-2747 for evaluation of their eligibility to assistance.

For more information in English/Spanish/Vietnamese, please click on "View PDF" below.

( View PDF )
August 6, 2018  Oakcrest Heights Apartments is accepting applicationsThe Orange County Housing Authority (OCHA) is accepting applications for Oakcrest Heights side-based waiting list. Oakcrest Heights is located at 22733 Oakcrest Circle, Yorba Linda, CA 92887. It is a Project Based Vouchers (PBV) for an affordable housing project consisting of four (1) bedroom and four (2) bedroom apartments. This PBV can only be used to receive housing assistance at Oakcrest Heights Apartments. If you are interested, please click here.