Klamath Housing Authority

1445 Avalon Street, Klamath Falls, OR

There is one waiting list open now offered by Klamath Housing Authority.

Klamath Housing Authority Waiting Lists

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Klamath Housing Authority Public Housing Open Until Further Notice

Klamath Housing Authority offers the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) and Public Housing programs in Klamath Falls.

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: Public 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Note: Due to the decentralized nature of affordable housing information, the information about this waiting list may be out of date.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 Klamath Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families.

Please Note: The Klamath Housing Authority does not offer senior/disabled housing.

This housing authority offers five family communities ranging in size from 2 to 4 bedrooms.

To apply for public housing you can visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 1445 Avalon St., Klamath Falls, OR 97603, during normal office hours.

Once the application has been completed it can be mailed or hand delivered to the address listed above. No documents are needed at this time.

This housing authority does not have a preference, your application is placed by date and time received.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://www.klamathhousing.org/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 541-883-1568, during normal office hours.
Reasonable Accommodation

Applicants who need help completing the application due to disability can make a reasonable accommodation request to the housing authority via (541)884-0649.

Next Steps

Learn more about what happens after the application is submitted.

Last Updated on 05/22/2015.

About Klamath Housing Authority

About the Klamath Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of the HUDs most recent Voucher Management System report, Klamath Housing Authority manages 875 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 750 20 6 79
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $431 $505 $1,110 $356
Monthly Cost $323,047 $10,103 $6,657 $28,127
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 23% having issued approximately 38 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 2 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 34 months on the waiting list1.

Income Characteristics

According to 2016 Q4 Picture of Subsidized Households data, the average voucher household contains 2 persons and has a household income of $10,221 per year. 96% of households were very low income (VLI) and 71% were extremely low income (ELI). 20% 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 67% of households had other income (Social Security, Disability or Pension) as their major source of income.

Heads of Household Characteristics

4% of households were headed by a person 24 years old or less, 46% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 26% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 25% 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.

36% of households included children, 3% of which had two adults in the household. 30% of households with children have a female head of household. 72% of all households were headed by a female.

18% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 4% of all heads of households being Black and 0% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Klamath Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 26% include at least one person with a disability. 42% 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

44% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 37% with 2 bedrooms and 19% 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 Klamath Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $257 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $585. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $128.

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 Apartments Operated by Klamath Housing Authority

Klamath Ha

1445 Avalon St
Klamath Falls, Oregon

Low Income Housing Managed by Klamath Housing Authority

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