The Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program helps low-income residents afford rental homes and apartments at normal market rates. Project-based Section 8 assistance is available at many locations throughout Multnomah County. These are apartments where the subsidy stays with the unit (it can not be taken by the resident to another location). Listings of apartment vacancies are updated approximately every 4-6 weeks on the website. Also accepts calls to report misuse of program.
135 SW Ash Street
Portland, OR 97204
Eligibility: -Low-income households
-Age 18 or older at the time of application or an emancipated minor under State Law
-Individuals who have a terminal illness and have been diagnosed by a medical provider with a life expectancy of 12 months or less may apply for Section 8 under priority status by calling the main Section 8 number
Hours: -Section 8 Housing Voucher Program applications: Not accepting appointments
-All other services: Monday-Thursday 8am-4pm
The Section 8 office is closed for client services on Fridays. However, paperwork can be dropped-off in a secure location in the lobby.
Phone/FAX Numbers
  • (503) 802-8333 Main phone Priority status only
  • (503) 802-8571 Hotline
  • (503) 415-8000 Hotline
Email Address: [email protected]
COVID-19 INFORMATION: Due to COVID-19, most services provided by phone, mail, email, or fax
INTAKE PROCEDURE: -Section 8 Housing Voucher Program applications: Visit website
-All other services: Visit website or call for more information
FEES: Rental costs vary depending on the program
DOCUMENTS: None required at intake
LANGUAGES: English, interpretation by arrangement
AREA SERVED: Multnomah County
SITE HOURS: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
  • Housing Complaints * Section 8 Housing Residents
  • Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers
  • Section 8/Rental Assistance Program Rental Listings
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