About Housing Authority of Douglas County

The Housing Authority of Douglas County is a Section 8 and Public Housing public housing agency in Roseburg, Oregon.

The Housing Authority of Douglas County serves Douglas County, Roseburg, Sutherlin, Canyonville, Winston, Reedsport, Riddle, Myrtle Creek, Glendale and Drain.

Housing Authority of Douglas County Waiting Lists

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Now

The Douglas County Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals.

This housing authority offers six public housing communities in six towns throughout Douglas County. For a complete listing of each community, please follow this link.

Currently, the housing authority has two communities that have open waiting lists:
1. Applegate Village is located in Yoncalla and has their 2 and 3 bedroom waiting list open.
2. Three Rivers Villa is located in Reedsport and offers 1 to 4 bedrooms.

There are two ways to apply for public housing:
1. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 541-673-6548, during normal office hours.
2. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 902 W. Stanton, Roseburg, Oregon 97470, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 9am and 4pm, and Fridays 9am and 12pm .

Once the application has been completed it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

No preferences were noted.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://www.hadcor.org/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 541-673-6548, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 9am and 4pm, and Fridays 9am and 12pm.

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Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

Housing Authority of Douglas County Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Open Indefinitely

The Douglas County Housing Authority (DCHA) is currently accepting Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List applications.

There are two ways to apply for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher:
1. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 541-673-6548, during normal office hours.
2. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 902 W. Stanton St., Roseburg, Oregon 97470, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, and Fridays from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Once the application has been completed, it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above.

No preferences are noted. There is no known closing date. This information was confirmed on the phone by a DCHA representative.

More information can be found by visiting the DCHA website at http://www.hadcor.org/, or by calling 541-673-6548, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm, and Fridays 9:00 am and 12:00 pm.

Last Updated on 07/22/2015.


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

As of March 31st, 2016 the Housing Authority of Douglas County manages 730 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 608 3 3 91 25
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $347 $367 $750 $303 $303
Monthly Cost $210,927 $1,101 $2,250 $27,552 $7,586

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Housing Authority of Douglas 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 10% having issued approximately 73 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years0 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 8 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 1.8 persons and has a household income of $11,788 per year. 95% of households were very low income (VLI) and 58% were extremely low income (ELI). 19% of households had wages as a major source of income, 4% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 74% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

3% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 39% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 28% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 29% were headed by a person 62 years old or older. In addition, 1% of households were headed by a person 85 years old or older.

27% of households included children, 5% of which had two adults in the household. 23% of households with children have a female head of household. 65% of all households were headed by a female.

7% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 1% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Douglas County Housing Choice Voucher program, 33% include at least one person with a disability. 53% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 57% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

46% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 40% with 2 bedrooms and 14% with 3 or more bedrooms. 23% 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 Douglas County voucher holders in 2016 was $293 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $441. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $96.



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.


Public Housing Operated by Housing Authority of Douglas County

961 W Stanton St
Rosewood Park Homes is a 107 unit low income housing apartment community in Roseburg.
991 Juniper Ave
Three River Villa is a 48 unit low income housing apartment community in Reedsport.
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Affordable Apartments near Housing Authority of Douglas County

3403 NW Edenbower Blvd
Oak Grove Retirement Center is a 30 unit low income housing apartment community in Roseburg.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Project Based Rental Assistance Senior (62+) Accessible Units
2551 NW Edenbower Blvd
Meadow Creek Retirement Community is a 23 unit low income housing apartment community in Roseburg.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Section 202 Supportive Housing for the Elderly Project Based Rental Assistance Senior (62+) Accessible Units
2655 Frontage Rd
Forest Hills Manor is a 20 unit low income housing apartment community in Reedsport.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Low Income Housing Tax Credit Project Based Rental Assistance

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