Santa Clara County Housing Authority
Preston Prince, Executive Director
505 W. Julian Street
San Jose, CA
By The numbers
Public Housing Units 4
Total Units 12257
2.22.23 Members Making News
From the Mountain View Voice: When the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park was on the verge of being razed and replaced with a luxury-housing development six years ago, the Santa Clara County Housing Authority stepped in and bought the El Camino Real property, preserving it as one of Palo Alto's few...
1.6.23 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News
CLPHA Members Receive One-Fourth of All Awards HUD announced the award of $24.7 million to 98 PHAs for providing non-elderly persons with disabilities with permanent affordable housing. The assistance will be provided through the Section 811 Mainstream Housing Choice Voucher Program, and...
9.27.22 Members Making News
From the San Jose Spotlight: San Jose is partnering with various agencies on a multi-million-dollar project to transform a hotel into housing for youth transitioning out of foster care. The city approved a nearly $2.8 million grant to close the funding gap on a $32 million affordable housing...
7.19.22 Members Making News
From The Morgan Hill Times: Santa Clara County is the 100th community to join the federal initiative “House America,” which pairs local governments with federal funding to address homelessness with a “housing first” mentality. Since its launch in September 2021, local jurisdictions across...
7.6.22 Members Making News
Homekey projects in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara counties receiving funding boost from state (Santa Clara County Housing Authority)
From KION 46 News: State leaders announced two major Project Homekey sites have been awarded millions of dollars in funding to help with homeless housing in Santa Cruz and Santa Clara counties. The Santa Cruz County site, located along Park Avenue in Soquel, received $10.4 million from the state...
2.23.22 Members Making News
County to provide $9.75 million loan for affordable housing project in downtown Mountain View (Santa Clara County Housing Authority)
From the Mountain View Voice: A proposal to develop a city parking lot at 444 Bryant St. into affordable housing took a big step forward when the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors recently agreed to loan $9.75 million in county funds toward the project. The Supervisors voted unanimously to...
11.17.21 Members Making News
From the San Jose Spotlight: Flags fly at half-mast each Nov. 11 to honor Veterans Day across the country. In Silicon Valley, fewer veterans will look at those flags while living on the streets. All the Way Home, a campaign launched in 2015 to help end the homeless veterans crisis, has housed 2,...
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...
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