Marion County Housing Authority
For the communities of Marion County, outside the urban growth boundary of Salem and Keizer.
Marion County Housing Authority
Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) Wait List is open
Persons wishing to apply are required to use the online application portal. The head of household must be 18 years or older (or an emancipated minor) at the time they receive a voucher.
Wait List information:
- Registration will open June 15, 2015. There are two links, (1) for persons wishing to complete an application in English and (2) for persons wishing to complete the application in Spanish. The addresses to link to are:
Check yes on the application if you are eligible for a MCHA preferences, which include:
- Homeless, as defined by the HCV Administrative Plan
- Participant in MC Health Department Addictions and Mental Health RAP
- Does the head of household currently live, work or attend school in one of these communities (this does not include the City of Salem, the City of Keizer or the Urban Growth Boundary).
- Only one person per household may register. Households may only register once.
- If you applied for any previous Section 8 waitlist you must reapply.
- Applications will be selected to determine eligibility based upon date and time of application received online and any declared preferences. You must provide proof of the preference when required by MCHA.
- There is a 12-month residency requirement in Marion County’s jurisdiction upon leasing of the voucher.
- The application period will close when the limit of 2,000 preference applications is received.
- The application form asks you to provide the name, date of birth, social security number, race and gender of all members of your household, as well as your household’s annual income, and employment information. Since it is not possible to save an unfinished application, it is best to have this material on-hand before beginning.
- The online portal will work with most smartphones. Computers are available in public libraries and other public offices.
Upon request, Marion County will provide reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities so they can participate in Marion County Housing Section 8 program by calling 503-798-4170 during normal business hours. Marion County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity housing provider.
FY 2015 Income Limits Summary
|FY 2015 Income Limit Area||Median Income||FY 2015 Income Limit Category||Persons in Family|
|Marion County||$57,200||Very Low (50%) Income Limits ($)||20,050||22,900||25,750||28,600||30,900||33,200||35,500||37,800|
|Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits ($)*||12,050||15,930||20,090||24,250||28,410||32,570||35,500*||37,800*|
|Low (80%) Income Limits ($)||32,050||36,600||41,200||45,750||49,450||53,100||56,750||60,400|
Upon request, Marion County will provide reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities so they can participate in Marion County Housing Authority’s Section 8 program by calling 503-798-4170 during normal business hours (8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) Marion County Housing Authority is an equal opportunity housing provider.
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