Venice Community Housing

Creating strong and inclusive communities

Venice Community Housing believes we must challenge root causes of housing injustice and homelessness and actively confront all forms of racism in order to ensure equitable communities with access to healthy, safe, and affordable homes for all.

VCH impacts the lives of over 1,200 individuals each year

Group of VCH tenants with VCH staff


VCH currently owns and operates 306 units of affordable and supportive housing in 19 properties and operates an additional 28 units of short-term housing for families and transition-aged youth experiencing homelessness. The organization also has 500+ homes in its predevelopment pipeline.

VCH Study Lounge


VCH provides trauma-informed resources and supports that help our tenants and program participants secure and maintain housing, improve health, enhance education, and thrive in their communities.

VCH also offers a range of academic, employment, and leadership development opportunities to children and youth ages 6-24.

VCH meeting


In order to ensure lasting impact, VCH recognizes the necessity to impact public policy and focus on systemic change. To that end, we participate in a wide range of advocacy issues that align with our mission. VCH has built on our long-established presence in Venice and commitment to serving the interests of low income people to advocate for local, state and federal policies that sustain vibrant and diverse communities.

Our Impact

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residents were housed with VCH and received supportive services that helped achieve a 99% housing stability rate.


homes are in predevelopment or
under construction.


elementary students accessed free after-school programming and academic summer camp.

“What they’re doing is a beautiful thing, and I hope they reach everybody who’s willing to work with them…It’s all like an interwoven net that catches you and prevents you from ever going back out there again.”

—Kathy, VCH Tenant

From the blog

  • VCH Featured: Fostering Connections

    VCH Featured: Fostering Connections

    Rose Apartments is home to young adults who are at risk of being homeless and others who have lived on the streets. Located in Venice, California, the 35-unit development is among the recent properties serving a growing number of people between the ages of 18 and 25 struggling with homelessness.

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  • Where Has All The (affordable) Housing Gone?

    Where Has All The (affordable) Housing Gone?

    Where Has All The (affordable) Housing Gone?  Find out at Beyond Baroque this Sunday, October 8th, from 2-5 PM (doors open at 1:30). Venice Community Housing will be at the opening reception of Where Has All The (affordable) Housing Gone? A participatory art project exploring the loss of affordable, rent-control housing in Venice, the exhibit…

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