Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA)

2645 Portland Rd. NE, Suite 200 , Salem, OR, 97301
(503)798-4170



Marion County

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About Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA)

The Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA) is a non-profit corporation with the three Marion County Commissioners as its board of directors. The agency, financed primarily with state and federal grants and loans, works with builders, local banks and a variety of other community partners to build and maintain affordable housing to match with eligible families and individuals.

MCHA also provides housing assistance to low income families, elderly people and people with disabilities who reside in the Marion County area (excluding the cities of Salem and Keizer as well as County administered lands within in the Urban Growth Boundary).


Mission Statement

The mission of Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA) is to make Marion County a better place to live by developing, administering, and maintaining safe, decent, affordable housing for its citizens.

Program Summary for Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA)

Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA) is a public housing agency that helps provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA) manages several funded programs and has a total of 4 subsidized affordable housing units for rental assistance. Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA) administered a total of 1,182 Section 8 Vouchers. Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA) currently has low rent units and Section 8 Voucher as its program type. Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA) is located at 2645 Portland Rd. NE, Suite 200 , Salem, OR, 97301 and serves the city of Salem. Income limits, fair market rents and rent rates vary with each agency. Please contact Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA) at, (503)798-4170 for more information about coverage area and program availability.


Current Status Active
Size of Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA) compared nationally Large
Last Updated 04/12/2014
Total Numbers of Communities 3
Total numbers of Administered Section 8 Voucher 1,182
Total numbers of Administered Public Housing Units 4
Waiting list for the Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA) is currently Open


2017 Income Limits for Polk County, OR

HUD sets Income Limits for each area based on the median family income in that area. Each Public Housing Agency (PHA) will use the Income Limit set for the jurisdiction that the PHA covers. Therefore, a family may be eligible for one PHA but not another. The number of people in a household determines the Income Limit that is set for determining the family's eligibility for the program that they are applying for. Below are the Income Limits for Polk County, OR:

Median Income
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Income Limit Category
Persons in Family
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 50%
  • Very Low Income Limit
  • $19,800
  • $22,600
  • $25,450
  • $28,250
  • $30,550
  • $32,800
  • $35,050
  • $37,300
  • 30%
  • Extremely Low Income Limit
  • $11,900
  • $16,020
  • $20,160
  • $24,300
  • $28,440
  • $32,580
  • $35,050
  • $37,300
  • 80%
  • Low Income Limit
  • $31,650
  • $36,200
  • $40,700
  • $45,200
  • $48,850
  • $52,450
  • $56,050
  • $59,700

2017 Fair Market Rents for Polk County, OR

Fair Market Rents are HUD's determination of the average rents in a particular area for each bedroom size. The FMRs are set each year based on the rental rates of unsubsidized units so that participants in HUD programs have equal access for affordable housing. Here are the Fair Market Rents for Polk County, OR:

Efficiency One-Bedroom Two-Bedroom Three-Bedroom Four-Bedroom
$546 $612 $814 $1185 $1434



Agency Name City State Section 8 Voucher Housing Units Status Distance
Salem  Housing Authority (SHA) Salem Housing Authority (SHA) Salem OR 3,082 307 Open 2.05 Miles Contact
West Valley Housing Authority West Valley Housing Authority Dallas OR 286 188 Open 14.92 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Yamhill County (HAYC) Housing Authority of Yamhill County (HAYC) McMinnville OR 1,343 N/A Open 18.23 Miles Contact
Linn-Benton Housing Authority (LBHA) Linn-Benton Housing Authority (LBHA) Albany OR 2,486 N/A Open 23.5 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Clackamas County (HACC) Housing Authority of Clackamas County (HACC) Oregon City OR 1,630 546 Open 34.61 Miles Contact
Housing Authority of Washington County Housing Authority of Washington County Hillsboro OR 2,780 243 Open 38.9 Miles Contact

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Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA) Program Type:
  • Section 8 Voucher
  • Low Rent Units
8
Total Subsidized Units for Rental Assistance Availability

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Polk County Quick Facts

Population: 77,916
Persons Per Household: 2.62
Housing Units in Multi-units Structure: 20.6%
Homeownership Rate: 65.4%
Housing Units: 30,391
Yearly Income Per Person: $24,426
Median Household Income: $52,808