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About Housing Authority of Clackamas County

The Housing Authority of Clackamas County is a Section 8 and Public Housing Public Housing Agency in Oregon City, Oregon.

The Housing Authority of Clackamas County serves Clackamas County, Portland, Wilsonville, Oregon City, Oatfield, Milwaukie, Canby, Estacada, Molalla, Tualatin, Sandy, Lake Oswego and Happy Valley.

Housing Authority of Clackamas County Waiting Lists

Clackamas County, Oregon Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List: Closed

The Housing Authority of Clackamas County (HACC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently closed. It was last open for one week in January 2017; and prior to that in 2009. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

There are no preferences.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery. The HACC expects waiting list status information to be revealed on April 1, 2017.

For more information, visit the HACC website, or call the office at (503) 655-8267.

Last Updated on 01/30/2017.

Waiting List: Closed

The Housing Authority of Clackamas County (HACC) is not accepting Public Housing waiting list applications at this time. The waiting list was last open for one week in January 2017. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen. 

To apply during the opening period, applicants were required to complete the online application.

There are no preferences.

Applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery. The HACC expects waiting list status information to be revealed on April 1, 2017.

For more information, visit the HACC website, or call the office at (503) 655-8267.

Last Updated on 01/30/2017.

More information about Housing Authority of Clackamas County can be found on its website at http://www.clackamas.us/housingauthority/.


About the Housing Authority of Clackamas County Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the most recent VMS report, Housing Authority of Clackamas County manages 1,447 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following is a summary of the types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each:

StandardTenant ProtectionPorted OutVASH
Vouchers1,34824451
Monthly Cost Per Voucher$726$241$763$745
Monthly Cost$978,869$482$33,572$38,014

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Clackamas County

Waiting List and Tenancy

According to the 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households database, the housing authority's voucher program has an annual turnover of 14% having issued approximately 113 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 7 years and 10 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 31 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.2 persons and has a household income of $13,647 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 76% were extremely low income (ELI). 22% of households had wages as a major source of income, 8% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 65% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

2% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 48% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 25% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 26% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 2% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

40% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 36% of households with children have a female head of household. 79% of all households were headed by a female.

16% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 6% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Clackamas County Housing Choice Voucher program, 27% include at least one person with a disability. 47% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 66% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

29% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 46% with 2 bedrooms and 24% with 3 or more bedrooms. 21% of voucher recipients are considered overhoused, meaning they occupy a rental unit larger than their family size requires.

Rent, Assistance, and Utility Allowances

The average monthly tenant contribution to rent by Housing Authority of Clackamas County voucher holders in 2016 was $358 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $871. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $107.



1. This Picture of Subsidized Households data field is the average wait time of those who received a voucher in the preceding 12 months. Due to special voucher programs like VASH, recent waiting list purges, or waiting list preferences the average wait time can vary significantly from one year to the next and it is entirely possible many current applicants on the waiting list have been waiting for assistance for far longer.


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