Online Pre-Application
Marion County Housing Authority
Salem, OR



Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO)Thank you for your interest in Marion County Housing Authority's Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program.  We maintain a waiting list for our Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program according to Federal housing laws. Our online pre-application is an easy, step-by-step way to get your name on our waiting list.

Please Note: Applicants who receive rental subsidy must rent for at least the first 12 months within the the jurisdiction of Marion County Housing Authority (MCHA). MCHA’s jurisdiction includes all of Marion County OUTSIDE the Urban Growth Boundary of Salem and Keizer.

You must complete the entire application for the application to be valid.

Before you begin the application, you must have the names, dates of birth, and Social Security Numbers available for all household members.  You should also know the amount of income, assets, and expenses for each household member.

If you have any questions, you may contact us:

Address: Marion County Housing Authority
2645 Portland Rd NE, Suite 200
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-798-4170
Fax: 503-798-4171

Reasonable Accommodation

If you or anyone in your family is a person with disabilities, and you require a specific accommodation in order to fully utilize our programs and services, please contact the housing authority office.

Statement of Nondiscrimination

Marion County Housing Authority does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, familial status, age, disability or national origin, marital status, source of income, type of occupation, or sexual orientation or gender identity.

Applicants or participants who believe that they have been subject to unlawful discrimination may notify Marion County Housing Authority either orally or in writing. Marion County Housing Authority will attempt to remedy discrimination complaints made against the housing authority. Marion County Housing Authority will provide a copy of a discrimination complaint form to the complainant and provide them with information on how to complete and submit the form to HUD’s Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO). The person named below has been designated to oversee or coordinate Fair Housing functions for Marion County Housing Authority:

Doug Ebanks, Finance Manager
2645 Portland Rd NE Suite 200
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: (503) 798-4170
Fax: (503) 798-4171
TTY: 1-800-735-2900

Completing the Application:

As you complete the application, look for the following symbol:

* - Indicates that the information is required

Important: To move from one step of the application to another, you must use only the buttons at the bottom of the application. (The Begin button is below. Other steps have Next, Back, Confirm, and/or Submit buttons at the bottom that allow you to go forward and back within the application.) Using ANY OTHER option, including right-clicking with your mouse and selecting Back or Forward, will cause an error and may force you to begin a new application.

Click the Begin button to start your application.