Overview of the Housing Authority

The Housing Authority of the County of Los Angeles (Housing Authority) serves in Los Angeles County, administering both the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher and Public Housing programs. The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program currently assists approximately 23,000 families through a partnership with over 13,000 property owners. The Public Housing program manages 3,229 units of public and other affordable housing throughout Los Angeles County.

Public Housing Program
Public Housing refers to specific developments owned or operated by the Housing Authority which leases units directly to families.

Section 8 Program
The Section 8 program offers tenant-based assistance. Participants find their own housing to rent and pay a portion of their income towards rent.