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Housing Choice Voucher Programs

All wait lists are now closed.

If you are already on the wait list, you can check your status online.

Oregon's Section 8 Voucher Non-Discrimination Law

The Housing Choice Voucher program (formerly known as Section 8)  provides assistance to families that rent units in the private rental housing market. It is authorized by the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. The Housing Choice Voucher Program can assist approximately 1,500 families in Clackamas County.

Housing Works Employment Program for HACC Residents

HACC is partnering with the Workforce Investment Council of Clackamas County (WICCO) and to offer an employment and training program for residents. Follow the link below to learn more.

Housing Works Employment and Training Program

Report household and income changes

Residents should use the Change Report form below to report any household changes to HACC. Please print and complete the form and return it to HACC within 7 days of any change in income, household composition, or contact information. Failure to report changes could lead to a loss of housing assistance.

Change report form

Participant eligibility

To qualify for the voucher program, the household income must not exceed HUD set standards, which is 50% of the area median income, for the specified number of family members. There is no asset limitation; however, income derived from assets is included in the annual income.

Income limits

Median income: $74,700

Family size Very low-50%
1 26150
2 29900
3 33650
4 37350
5 40350
6 43350
7 46350
8 49350
9 52300
10 55300
11 58300
12 61300
13 64300

Calculating your utility allowance

NOTICE: Section 242 of the 2014 Appropriations Act limits the utility allowance for a family to be the lower of: (1) The utility allowance amount for the family unit size; or (2) the utility allowance amount for the unit size of the unit rented by the family. The Utility Allowances are as follows:

Clackamas County Voucher Utility Rates for Newer Efficient Units (effective March 1, 2018)

Clackamas County Voucher Utility Rates for Older Standard Units (effective March 1, 2018)

 If you have further questions regarding our utility allowances, you may contact Toni Karter.

Reasonable accommodation requests

For reasonable accommodations, contact 504 Coordinator Toni Karter at 503-650-3139.

HACC will provide "reasonable accommodations" to applicants and participants of HACC's Housing Choice Voucher Program. A reasonable accommodation is some modification or change HACC can make to its policies or procedures that will assist an otherwise eligible person with a disability to attain equal participation in HACC's programs.

To make a Reasonable Accommodation request, complete and submit the Request for a Reasonable Accommodation form.


If you want to move to Clackamas County, we are currently not absorbing porting clients. We are billing your original Housing Authority. We will be unable to assist you until your current Housing Authority has sent your paperwork to:

Debbie Greene
PO Box 1510
Oregon City, OR 97045 

Or Fax to: 503-655-8676

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Administration Building/ Housing Choice Voucher
13930 S Gain St.
Oregon City, OR 97045
fax: 503-655-8676

Public Housing/Asset Management
13900 S Gain St.
Oregon City, OR 97045
fax: 503-650-3538

Hillside Office
fax: 503-794-8070

Mailing Address
P.O. BOX 1510
Oregon City, OR 97045

TDD: 711