Housing Authority of Jackson County

2251 Table Rock Road, Medford, OR

There are seven waiting lists open now offered by Housing Authority of Jackson County.

Housing Authority of Jackson County Waiting Lists

Waiting ListStatus
Jackson County, Oregon Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Housing Authority of Jackson County Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Open Until Further Notice
Rural Development Open Until Further Notice
Moderate Rehabilitation Program Open Until Further Notice
Rogue River Estates Senior and Disabled Subsidized Housing Open Until Further Notice
Affordable Housing Open Until Further Notice
HOME Program Open Until Further Notice
Creekside Apartments Low Income Housing Tax Credit Closed

Housing Authority of Jackson County offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV), Public Housing, Family Self-Sufficiency, Section 8 Project-Based Voucher (PBV) and Moderate Rehabilitation programs in Jackson County.

Go to the Oregon Section 8 Waiting Lists page or the Oregon Public Housing Waiting Lists page for more nearby housing applications.

Open Until Further Notice: Jackson County, Oregon Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Housing Authority of Jackson County (HAJC) Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher waiting list is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least July, 2017, until further notice.

There are two ways to apply during the opening period:

  1. Complete the online application here. The application is available in several languages.
  2. Print the application online here. Select the "download this application" link in the "Housing Choice Voucher & Project Based Voucher" section.

Once the paper application has been completed, it can be:

  1. Hand delivered to the HAJC office, located at 2251 Table Rock Road, Medford, OR 97501.
  2. Mailed to the HAJC at the address above.
  3. Faxed to (541) 857-1118.
  4. Emailed to blanca@hajc.net.

There are no preferences.

Selected applicants will be placed on the waiting list by date and time of pre-application submission.

The approximate wait time to receive a voucher, as of February 2020, is four to five years.

For more information, visit the HAJC website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance in Jackson County, Oregon.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (541) 779-5785.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 02/25/2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Section 8 Project-Based Voucher Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Housing Authority of Jackson County (HAJC) waiting list for Section 8 Project-Based Voucher apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least July, 2017, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, print the application that is online here. Select the "download this application" link in the "Housing Choice Voucher & Project Based Voucher" section.

Once the paper application has been completed, it can be:

  1. Hand delivered to the HAJC office, located at 2251 Table Rock Road, Medford, OR 97501.
  2. Mailed to the HAJC at the address above.
  3. Faxed to (541) 857-1118.
  4. Emailed to blanca@hajc.net.

For more information, visit the HAJC website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (541) 779-5785.

IMPORTANT: This is not the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program. Section 8 Project-Based Voucher tenants are required to live in a specific apartment community or scattered site. After one year of occupancy, a Project-Based Voucher tenant may request to be placed on a waiting list to receive the next available Housing Choice Voucher or similar tenant-based rental assistance.

Last Updated on 02/25/2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Rural Development Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Housing Authority of Jackson County (HAJC) waiting list for Rural Development apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least February, 2020, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, print the application for a community with an open waiting list that is online here. Select the link for a community in the "Rural Development Projects" section.

For more information, visit the HAJC website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (541) 779-5785.

Last Updated on 02/25/2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Moderate Rehabilitation Program Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Housing Authority of Jackson County (HAJC) waiting list for Moderate Rehabilitation Program apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least February, 2020, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, print the application that is online here. Select the "CLICK HERE" link.

For more information, visit the HAJC website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (541) 779-5785.

Last Updated on 02/25/2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Rogue River Estates Senior and Disabled Subsidized Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Housing Authority of Jackson County (HAJC) waiting list for Senior and Disabled Subsidized Housing apartments at Rogue River Estates is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least February, 2020, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, print the application that is online here. Select the "click here" link under the "Waiting List & Application" section.

For more information, visit the HAJC website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (541) 779-5785.

Last Updated on 02/25/2020.

Open Until Further Notice: Affordable Housing Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Housing Authority of Jackson County (HAJC) waiting list for Affordable Housing apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least February, 2020, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, print the application for a community with an open waiting list that is online here. Select a community for the application link.

For more information, visit the HAJC website.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (541) 779-5785.

Last Updated on 02/25/2020.

Open Until Further Notice: HOME Program Waiting List

Please Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.

The Housing Authority of Jackson County (HAJC) waiting list for HOME Program apartments is currently open. Applications are being accepted since at least February, 2020, until further notice.

To apply during the opening period, print the application that is online here. Select the "complete this application" link in the "Application and Waiting List" section.

For more information, visit the HAJC website.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Other rental assistance in Jackson County, Oregon.

Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (541) 779-5785.

Last Updated on 02/25/2020.

Closed: Creekside Apartments Low Income Housing Tax Credit Waiting List

The Housing Authority of Jackson County (HAJC) waiting list for Low-Income Housing Tax Credit apartments at Creekside Apartments is currently closed. Applications were last accepted from February 24, 2020, until February 27, 2020. There is no notice of when this waiting list will reopen.

Please note: There was a $30.00 application fee per adult. Unlike the Section 8 and Public Housing programs, an application fee is allowed for the Low-Income Housing Tax Credit program.

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

Once the application was completed, it was either:

  1. Dropped off in person to the HAJC.
  2. Faxed to the HAJC.

The maximum income limits for each household size were as follows:

  • 2 People $25,950
  • 3 People $29,200
  • 4 People $32,400
  • 5 People $35,000
  • 6 People $37,600

Preferences have not yet been confirmed.

Selected applicants were placed on the waiting list by random lottery.

For more information, visit the HAJC website.

Sources: This information was verified by the HAJC website, as of February 25, 2020.

Service Area

This waiting list is for Other rental assistance in Central Point, Oregon.

Last Updated on 02/28/2020.

About Housing Authority of Jackson County

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

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Housing Authority of Jackson County manages 2,180 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

The following table summarizes types of vouchers managed and the monthly costs of each as of December 31st, 2021:

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH Non-Elderly Disabled
Vouchers 1,605 11 88 36 211 167
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $537 $465 $562 $892 $505 $519
Monthly Cost $861,084 $5,114 $49,483 $32,118 $106,599 $86,709
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 15% having issued approximately 141 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 6 years and 3 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 28 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2.1 persons and has a household income of $13,315 per year. 91% of households were very low income (VLI) and 56% were extremely low income (ELI). 25% of households had wages as a major source of income, 7% of households had welfare (TANF, General Assistance or Public Assistance) as their primary source of income, and 64% 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, 47% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 26% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 23% 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.

37% of households included children, 9% of which had two adults in the household. 32% of households with children have a female head of household. 69% of all households were headed by a female.

14% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 3% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Housing Authority of Jackson County Housing Choice Voucher program, 26% include at least one person with a disability. 44% of households with a head of household 61 years or less were headed by a person with a disability. 60% of households headed by someone 62 or older were headed by a person with a disability.

Bedroom Size and Overhousing

44% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 38% with 2 bedrooms and 18% with 3 or more bedrooms. 16% 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 Jackson County voucher holders in 2016 was $344 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $560. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $89.

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.