Santa Clara County Housing Authority

Preston Prince, Executive Director
505 W. Julian Street
San Jose, CA
(408) 275-8770
(408) 993-2926
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 4
Vouchers 12090
Total Units 12094

Latest News

2.10.21 Members Making News
From the Santa Clara County Housing Authority’s press release:  The Santa Clara County Housing Authority (SCCHA) today announced the appointment of Preston Prince as executive director. Prince previously served as executive director and CEO of the Fresno Housing Authority where he...
1.27.21 Members Making News
As of January 20, 2021, Santa Clara County Housing Authority Executive Director Katherine Harasz has retired. SCCHA Deputy Executive Director Sharon Jones will serve as the PHA’s interim executive director. Harasz joined SCCHA in 2012 and previously served as SCCHA’s Interim Executive...
1.13.21 Members Making News
From The Mercury News:  The Santa Clara County Housing Authority has bought its new headquarters, a north San Jose building where Chinese tech company LeEco once was located before its Silicon Valley operations imploded. The Housing Authority has bought a building at 3883 N. First St. in San...
10.21.20 Members Making News
From the Marin Independent Journal: A big mixed-use development on the eastern side of downtown San Jose is headed for a possible makeover because the government agency slated to occupy the site might wind up at another location in the city. The Santa Clara County Housing Authority has been...
2.5.20 Members Making News
From Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors President Cindy Chavez's letter to the San Jose Spotlight: In my recent State of the County address, I highlighted the county’s success with the voter-approved Measure A housing bond. Measure A is ahead of schedule, almost halfway to building more...
1.8.20 Members Making News
On December 31, 2019 HUD announced more than $79 million in Family Self-Sufficiency (FSS) grants to nearly 700 public housing authorities nationwide. FSS grants help public housing authorities hire service coordinators who connect public housing residents with local programs and services with the...
12.18.19 Members Making News
From the San Jose Spotlight: The first supportive housing complex in the city of Santa Clara broke ground Monday morning, the latest in a line of projects funded by a massive county tax for affordable housing. Calabazas Community Apartments – a 5-story, 145-unit building at 2904 Corvin...
11.22.19 Members Making News, CLPHA Member Update
HUD has announced $99 million in new Mainstream Voucher awards to 285 PHAs including 26 CLPHA members, who received $25.9 million and a combined 2,462 vouchers. CLPHA advocated for larger award amounts in the second competition and we are pleased to see there have been increased allocations of up...
10.31.19 Members Making News
From Palo Alto Weekly: Two years after the Santa Clara County Housing Authority saved the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Palo Alto from closure, staff with the county agency say that a complex rehabilitation of the property at 3980 El Camino Real still lies ahead. And to make it...
5.23.19 Members Making News
From The Mercury News:  Santa Clara County has proposed an ambitious mixed use plan for east of  downtown San Jose, sketching a new vision for offices, homes, and shops. A new village would sprout on East Santa Clara Street between 14th and 17th streets on the site of the old San...

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