To make Marion County a better place to live by developing, administering, and maintaining safe, decent, affordable housing for its citizens.

Email: sehenger@mchaor.us

The Marion County Housing Authority is a non-profit corporation with the three Marion County Commissioners as its board of directors. The agency, financed primarily with state and federal grants and loans, works with builders, local banks and a variety of other community partners to build and maintain affordable housing to match with eligible families and individuals.

MCHA also provides housing assistance to low income families, elderly people and people with disabilities who reside in the Marion County area (excluding the cities of Salem and Keizer as well as County administered lands within in the Urban Growth Boundary). Click here for Map.

Offices of the Housing Authority at 2645 Portland Rd. NE, Suite 200 in Salem. Our office hours are 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday.

FY 2013 Income Limits Summary

Marion County, Oregon
FY 2013 Income Limit Area Median Income FY 2013 Income Limit Category 1 Person 2 Person 3 Person 4 Person 5 Person 6 Person 7 Person 8 Person
Marion County $53,300 Very Low (50%) Income Limits $19,950 $22,800 $25,650 $28,500 $30,800 $33,100 $35,350 $37,650
Extremely Low (30%) Income Limits $12,000 $13,700 $15,400 $17,100 $18,500 $19,850 $21,250 $22,600
Low (80%) Income Limits $31,950 $36,500 $41,050 $45,600 $49,250 $52,900 $56,550 $60,200

NOTE: Marion County is part of the Salem, OR MSA. The Salem, OR MSA contains the following areas: Marion County, OR ; and Polk County, OR.