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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


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February 22, 2021  At-Large Member Recruitment for H&CD CommissionAttention Orange County Residents, if you are interested in becoming a member of the Housing and Community Development Commission, please click here for further information.

February 1, 2021  Emergency Rental Assistance ProgramFor information regarding the Emergency Rental Assistance Program, please click here
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December 29, 2020  New Mainstream Vouchers

The Orange County Housing Authority (OCHA) was awarded an additional 100 Mainstream Vouchers in November 2020. OCHA will begin accepting applications for our 2020 Mainstream Voucher Program allocation on January 1, 2021. These vouchers are intended to be used to house individuals transitioning out of Project Roomkey/Homekey and who are connected to Project Tool Belt and will be referred by the Orange County Coordinated Entry System (CES).

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