The Countywide Housing, Employment and Education Resource Development (CHEERD) Division provides a range of housing services and resources for homeless consumers that includes housing subsidies through the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program and Shelter Plus Care Program; financial assistance for rental assistance, household goods and eviction prevention through the Countywide Housing Assistance Program; and temporary shelter through the Specialized Shelter Bed Program. In addition, the CHEERD Division provides capital development funding and operating subsidies for the creation of new permanent supportive housing throughout Los Angeles County.

Federal Housing Subsidies

HACLA Shelter Plus Care (City of Los Angeles)

HACLA Homeless Section 8

HACLA Tenant Based Supportive Housing

LACDA Shelter Plus Care (County of Los Angeles)


Countywide Housing Assistance Program 


CHEERD Housing Resources for Families


Interim Housing Program

Directory of Tax Credit Rental Units

MHSA Housing and Special Needs Housing Programs

No Place Like Home


Related Housing Links

California Behavioral Health Director’s Association Housing Policy Issues

Service Directory – Service Area 5

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Countywide Housing, Employment & Education Resource Development