Housing Authorities in Santa Clara County, California

There are 2 Housing Authorities in Santa Clara County, California, serving a population of 1,911,226 people in an area of 1,290 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 955,613 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 644 square miles.

In California, Santa Clara County is ranked 41st of 58 counties in Housing Authorities per capita, and 19th of 58 counties in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Santa Clara County Housing Authorities

Find Santa Clara County, California housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Gilroy Housing Authority 901 Arizona Circle Gilroy, CA

Santa Clara County Housing Authority 505 West Julian Street San Jose, CA

About Santa Clara County Housing Authorities

Santa Clara County Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in Santa Clara County, CA. Santa Clara County ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Santa Clara County Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding Santa Clara County low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • Santa Clara County housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

Santa Clara County Public Housing Statistics

Find Santa Clara County HUD Housing Programs and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

Santa Clara County HUD Housing Programs
 Santa Clara CountyCalifornia
Subsidized Units24,173491,113
Occupied %88.0%90.0%
People Per Unit2.22.1
People Total46,569945,541
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$540$444
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$1,673$1,040
Average Months on Wait List239
Santa Clara County Section 8 Housing Programs
 Santa Clara CountyCalifornia
Subsidized Units5,389102,161
Occupied %97.0%96.0%
People Per Unit1.81.7
People Total9,394167,519
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$442$365
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$1,649$1,096