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

Since 2009, OCHA has received a total of 580 HUD Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) vouchers reserved exclusively for homeless U.S. Veterans receiving services from the Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Long Beach. VASH veterans receive extensive case management from the VA and also receive support from the Orange County Veterans Service Office, in combination with housing assistance provided by OCHA. This collaboration has proven successful in housing over 400 VASH veterans by January 2015. Approximately 70% of the VASH veterans are single persons and the remaining 30% are families.

In addition to VASH, OCHA is also issuing regular Housing Choice Vouchers to Veterans who received priority placement on the waiting list. As result of the VASH program and OCHA’s priority to assist veterans, we currently have the largest number of veterans in OCHA history seeking housing at this time. We need help from property owners and managers to ensure our local veterans obtain housing - here in Orange County.

Property owners and managers can advertise rental units at no cost on OCHA's referral listings. Call (714) 480-2866 or click here to list your upcoming vacancy units or to learn more about the program. Listings are updated weekly. Eligible tenants pay about 30% of their income for their share of rent. The balance of rent is paid by OCHA directly to owners on the first of every month. Participating landlords retain control of their property and use their own lease or rental agreement. Please contact us if you have an upcoming vacancy.

 

VASH - Housing for Veterans - Stacie and Gregory

VA Director - Housing for Veterans