Housing

In Portland

  • Assisted Living Options for People with Disabilities – 800-622-3915
    An informational guide from the Assisted Living Research Institute that covers options for care, financial support, and state support resources.
  • Cascadia Behavioral Healthcare – 503-674-7777
    Operates more than 350 units of transitional and permanent housing for people with psychiatric disabilities.
  • Catholic Charities – Caritas Housing Initiatives – 503-231-4866
    Develops, owns, and operates rental housing for very low-income individuals and families as well as special need populations in western Oregon.
  • Central City Concern – 503-294-1681
    Nonprofit agency serving single adults and families in the Portland metro area who are impacted by homelessness, poverty, and addictions. Provides multiple affordable housing options integrated with direct social services including healthcare, recovery, and employment.
  • Clackamas Community Action Team – 503-650-5750
    A program of Clackamas County Social Services; provides housing information and referral regarding landlord-tenant, fair housing, and other housing-related issues. Keeps a current list of lower cost/subsidized housing in Clackamas County. If resources are available, will provide referrals for rent assistance.
  • ColumbiaCare – 541-858-8170
    Owns and operates 6 supportive housing apartment buildings and 13 residential treatment facilities in several communities around Oregon, including the Portland metro area.
  • Community Action – Hillsboro – 503-615-0770 (leave message)
    Limited emergency rent assistance for residents of Washington County.
  • Credio Low Income Housing Locater
    Find and compare low-income housing throught Oregon and all other states.
  • Downtown Community Housing, Inc. – 503-244-3435
    DCHI has developed and manages two projects – Alder House (SROs) and Kearney House (families) with a total of 164 units of housing.
  • Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon – Patton Home 503-221-1054
    Affordable drug and alcohol free housing for the low-income population in a neighborhood, SRO facility.
  • Hacienda Community Development Corp. – 503-595-2111
    Manages more than 300 units of affordable housing for low-income families and individuals in NE Portland.
  • Home Forward (formerly the Housing Authority of Portland) – 503-802-8300
    Provides affordable housing for individuals and families who are challenged by income, disability, or special need.
  • Housing Assistance in Oregon
    Various housing assistance programs that are designed for lower income Oregonians, operate through local agencies (CAAs) and community service providers.
  • Human Solutions – 503-548-0200
    Emergency (Day Break Shelter), transitional, and permanent affordable rental housing for low-income families. Also provides rent assistance, energy assistance, and job training and placement services.
  • Ikoi So Terrace – 503-659-7019
    Subsidized rental housing (35 one-bedroom units) serving seniors 62 years of age and older, as well as people with disabilities.
  • Independent Living Resources– 503-232-7411
    Advocacy, information and referral, peer counseling, and skills training services to further the level of independence for all people with disabilities.
  • Innovative Housing, Inc. – 503-226-4368
    Provides affordable housing to individuals and families, along with services to help residents maintain their housing, access opportunities, and break the cycle of poverty.
  • Luke Dorf – 503-726-3690 
    Operates six supported-housing facilities with a total of 111 beds.  Combines semi-independent affordable housing with wrap-around services to help individuals remain in stable housing and focus on a path toward recovery.
  • Northwest Housing Alternatives – 503-654-1007
    Builds and rehabilitates housing for seniors, families and people with special needs in 17 Oregon counties.
  • Northwest Pilot Project – 503-227-5605
    Provides housing services for seniors ages 55 and older in Multnomah County who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless.
  • Oregon Affordable Housing
    For more information, please contact Susan Lind, Housing Development Coordinator, at either her desk, 503-947-5533; or her cell, 503-269-4154.
  • Oregon Community Alliance of Tenants – 503-460-9702
    CAT is a tenant membership organization, building a strong housing justice movement that is led and directed by those who are most impacted by Oregon’s affordable housing crisis – low-income renters.
    Renters Rights Hotline: 503-288-0130
  • Oregon Helps
    A free and easy program prescreener. Answer questions about people in your house, income, and expenses. This site will estimate your potential eligibility for 33 programs and assistance.
  • Providence Supportive Housing: Portland – 855-360-5478
    Safe and affordable housing with comprehensive support services for people with low incomes. We have 14 supportive housing programs (2 in Portland) designed for elderly or disabled individuals, recent immigrants, people living with HIV/AIDS, veterans and homeless men and women.
  • REACH – 503-231-0682
    Offers special needs housing and a residential services program to help individuals maintain their housing placement.
  • Sequoia Mental Health Services – 503-591-9280
    Subsidized housing including three apartment complexes and two transitional homes.
  • Washington County Housing Services – 503-846-4794
    Rental assistance and affordable housing for low and moderate income households in Washington County.

Outside Portland

  • Access Inc. – Jackson County – 541-779-6691
    ACCESS administers several programs designed to help low-income families maintain or transition into permanent housing. Eligible families receive help with rent, security deposits, move-in costs and other expenses.
  • Assisted Living Options for People with Disabilities – 800-622-3915
    An informational guide from the Assisted Living Research Institute that covers options for care, financial support, and state support resources.
  • Clatsop Community Action – 503-325-1400
    Provides a variety of housing services including subsidized and transitional housing, several rent assistance programs, and a list of affordable housing for low-income residents of Clatsop County.
  • ColumbiaCare – 541-858-8170
    Owns and operates 6 supportive housing apartment buildings and 13 residential treatment facilities in several communities around Oregon, including the Portland metro area.
  • Community Action Team – St. Helens – 503-397-3511  
    Provides limited emergency and transitional rental assistance for residents of Columbia County.
  • Congregations Helping People – Salem 503-391-4365
    One-time assistance with utilities (max. $100) or rent (max. $200) for City of Salem residents.
  • Credio Low Income Housing Locater
    Find and compare low-income housing throught Oregon and all other states.
  • Housing Assistance in Oregon
    Various housing assistance programs that are designed for lower income Oregonians, operate through local agencies (CAAs) and community service providers.
  • Housing Authority of the City of Salem – 503-588-6368
    Provides emergency and long-term housing assistance for low-income individuals and families in the City of Salem.
  • Housing Authority of Jackson County – 541-779-5785
    Subsidized studio and one-bedroom apartments, agency-owned units rented below market rates, and rural development subsidized apartments for elderly/disabled families and farm laborers.
  • Housing Authority of Marion County – 503-798-4170
    Provides affordable housing and housing assistance to low-income families, elderly people, and people with disabilities who reside in Marion County (excluding the cities of Salem and Keizer as well as County administered lands within in the Urban Growth Boundary).
  • Housing Works – Central Oregon Regional Housing Authority – 541-923-1018
    Provides affordable housing opportunities and services to lower income households in Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson Counties.
  • Klamath and Lake County Community Action Services – 541-882-3500
    Provides assistance to residents of Klamath and Lake Counties during short-term immediate crises, such as pending eviction or utility shut off, by connecting individuals and families with available community resources, and filling gaps in existing services.
  • Linn-Benton Housing Authority – 541-926-4497
    Affordable housing programs for Benton and Linn Counties.
  • Mid Willamette Valley Community Action Agency – 503-399-9080
    Provides transitional housing, housing placement assistance, housing case management, and long-term rent assistance to residents of Marion and Polk Counties.
  • NeighborImpact – Central Oregon – 541-548-2380
    Nonprofit organization providing a variety of housing services including short-term shelter for families with children, transitional housing, rent assistance, energy assistance, low-interest home-repair loans, down-payment assistance loans, foreclosure prevention classes, and housing counseling. Serves Crook, Deschutes, and Jefferson counties with offices in Bend, Redmond, Madras, and Prineville.
  • Northwest Housing Alternatives – 503-654-1007
    Builds and rehabilitates housing for seniors, families and people with special needs in 17 Oregon counties.
  • Northwest Human Services – Salem 503-581-5535
    Provides limited rent and utility assistance for Salem residents.
  • Northwest Oregon Regional Housing Center – 503-325-9215
    Provides services for both renters and homeowners including mortgage default and foreclosure counseling, housing rehabilitation and weatherization assistance, and rent and utility assistance for residents of Columbia, Clatsop, and Tillamook Counties.
  • Oregon Affordable Housing
    For more information, please contact Susan Lind, Housing Development Coordinator, at either her desk, 503-947-5533; or her cell, 503-269-4154.
  • Oregon Coast Community Action – 541-888-1574
    Provides housing counseling, emergency rent assistance, deposits, and other housing programs for residents of Coos, Curry, and Western Douglas County.
  • Oregon Community Alliance of Tenants – 503-460-9702
    CAT is a tenant membership organization, building a strong housing justice movement that is led and directed by those who are most impacted by Oregon’s affordable housing crisis – low-income renters.
    Renters Rights Hotline: 503-288-0130
  • Oregon Helps
    A free and easy program prescreener. Answer questions about people in your house, income, and expenses. This site will estimate your potential eligibility for 33 programs and assistance.
  • Oregon Supported Living Program – Eugene and Springfield – 541-343-4196
    A non-profit organization supporting people with developmental disabilities.
  • Providence Supportive Housing: Hood River – 855-360-5478
    Safe and affordable housing with comprehensive support services for people with low incomes. We have 14 supportive housing programs (1 in Hood River) designed for elderly or disabled individuals, recent immigrants, people living with HIV/AIDS, veterans and homeless men and women.
  • St. Vincent De Paul – Medford – 541-772-3828
    One-time assistance with rent or utility payments for low-income residents in the Medford area.
  • ShelterCare – Eugene and Springfield – 541-686-1262
    Offers a variety of housing support services for the homeless or those dealing with psychiatric disabilities in the Eugene/Springfield area.
  • Tenants Union of Washington State – 206-723-0500
    Tenants rights organization, offering education and counseling programs, as well as the renters rights hotline.
  • Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services – 541-752-7220 ext. 300c
    Affordable housing programs for Benton and Linn Counties including educational and financial services.