About Northeast Oregon Housing Authority

The Northeast Oregon Housing Authority is a Section 8 and Public Housing Public Housing Agency in La Grande, Oregon.

The Northeast Oregon Housing Authority serves Baker County, Union County, Grant County and Wallowa County.

Northeast Oregon Housing Authority Waiting Lists

Northeast Oregon Housing Authority Section 8 HCV Waiting List : Open Indefinitely

The Northeast Oregon Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program waiting list is currently open and accepting applications.

 

The application is online at:  https://neoha.org/online-app/.

 

The application is lengthy so before you begin make sure you have Social Security numbers for all household members, birthdate of household members, monthly income for all household members.  In addition, if there is more than one adult in the household, each adult will have to eSign the pre application.

 

According to the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority website, the waiting list is 12 to 18 months long.

 

You can find detailed info on the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher program here:  http://neoha.org/programs/section-8-housing-choice-voucher/.

Last Updated on 07/17/2017.

Public Housing Waiting List: Open Indefinitely

The Northeast Oregon Housing Authority is currently accepting public housing waiting list applications for families and senior/disabled individuals. For a detailed list of each apartment community this housing authority has, please follow this link.

This housing authority offers ten public housing apartment communities located throughout Northeast Oregon.

There are four ways to apply for public housing:
1. Visit the housing authority to pick up an application, located at 2608 May Lane, P.O. Box 3357, La Grande, OR 97850, between the hours of 10am and 3pm, Monday-Thursday.
2. Request an application be mailed to you by calling 541-963-2465, Monday-Thursday, between the hours of 10am-3pm.
3. Request an application be emailed to you by emailing the housing authority at audrey.neoha@gmail.com
4. Apply for public housing online here.

Once the application has been completed:
1. Mail or hand deliver to 2608 May Lane, P.O. Box 3357, La Grande, OR 97850.
2. Fax completed applications to 541-963-3682.
3. Email completed applications to audrey.neoha@gmail.com

Be sure to include copies of these documents with your application: birth certificates, social security cards, and photo IDs for all adult household members.

This housing authority does have a preference that may improve your spot on the waiting list: elderly, disabled, or families.

More information can be found by visiting the housing authority website at http://neoha.org/, or they can be reached with any questions you may have by calling 541-963-2465, Monday-Thursday between the hours of 10am and 3pm.


Last Updated on 05/22/2015.


About the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program

As of March 31st, 2016 the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority manages 792 active Housing Choice Vouchers.

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

Standard Homeownership Tenant Protection Ported Out VASH
Vouchers 623 20 113 12 24
Monthly Cost Per Voucher $381 $520 $455 $910 $416
Monthly Cost $237,409 $10,397 $51,424 $10,923 $9,995

Household Characteristics of Voucher Holders for Northeast Oregon Housing Authority

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 27% having issued approximately 29 vouchers in the past year. The average voucher holder has received housing benefits for 5 years and 8 months. According to the 2016 PSH database, persons who were issued a voucher in the preceding 12 months waited an average of 55 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 $11,896 per year. 92% of households were very low income (VLI) and 64% were extremely low income (ELI). 18% 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 68% 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, 44% were headed by a person 25 to 49 years old, 27% were headed by a person 51 to 60 years old, and 26% 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, 10% of which had two adults in the household. 29% of households with children have a female head of household. 69% of all households were headed by a female.

9% of all voucher households were headed by minorities with 3% of all heads of households being Black and -1% being Hispanic.

Of all households participating in the Northeast Oregon Housing Authority Housing Choice Voucher program, 32% include at least one person with a disability. 54% 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

35% of voucher holders reside in a home with zero or 1 bedroom, 36% with 2 bedrooms and 29% with 3 or more bedrooms. 26% 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 Northeast Oregon Housing Authority voucher holders in 2016 was $299 and the average monthly HUD expenditure per voucher holder was $517. The average utility allowance across all voucher recipients is $152.



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 Northeast Oregon Housing Authority

950 N Main St
Union, Oregon
Ne Oregon Ha is a 46 unit low income housing apartment community in Union.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing Project Based Rental Assistance
4018 Patterson Dr
Canyon City, Oregon
Ne Oregon Ha is a 83 unit low income housing apartment community in Canyon City.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Public Housing Project Based Rental Assistance
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Affordable Apartments near Northeast Oregon Housing Authority

713 12th St
La Grande, Oregon
La Grande Plaza II is a 6 unit low income housing apartment community in La Grande.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance
2005 Gekeler Ln
La Grande, Oregon
Grande Woods Apartments is a 50 unit low income housing apartment community in La Grande.
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
210 S Main St
Prairie City, Oregon
Kircher Korners is a 8 unit low income housing apartment community in Prairie City.
Some or all apartments in this community are rent subsidized, which means rent is income based.
Project-Based Section 8 Project Based Rental Assistance