Housing Authorities in Salem, Oregon

There are 3 Housing Authorities in Salem, Oregon, serving a population of 163,654 people in an area of 49 square miles. There is 1 Housing Authority per 54,551 people, and 1 Housing Authority per 16 square miles.

In Oregon, Salem is ranked 24th of 480 cities in Housing Authorities per capita, and 21st of 480 cities in Housing Authorities per square mile.

List of Salem Housing Authorities

Find Salem, Oregon housing authorities, departments, and HUD.


Marion County Housing Authority 2645 Portland Road Northeast Salem, OR

Salem Housing Authority 360 Church Street Southeast Salem, OR

West Valley Housing Authority 375 Taybin Rd NW Salem, OR

About Salem Housing Authorities

Salem Housing Authorities are local government agencies established to construct, own, operate, and manage public housing and other forms of subsidized housing for low-income residents in Salem, OR. ordinances establish Public Housing Authorities, and the local legislative body appoints the Salem Housing Board.

You may contact the Housing Authority for questions about:
  • Finding Salem low income and affordable housing
  • Section 8 housing applications
  • housing lottery and waitlist process
  • US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Federal Housing Act (FHA)

Salem Public Housing Statistics

Find Salem HUD Housing Programs, Public Housing Programs, and Section 8 Housing Programs. Data Source: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Policy Development and Research (PD&R), Picture of Subsidized Households: 2018.

Salem HUD Housing Programs
 SalemOregon
Subsidized Units3,35452,887
Occupied %91.0%93.0%
People Per Unit2.01.9
People Total6,25197,522
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$347$354
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$536$637
Average Months on Wait List2424
Salem Public Housing Programs
 SalemOregon
Subsidized Units4933,705
Occupied %97.0%97.0%
People Per Unit2.52.3
People Total1,1728,324
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$384$365
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$471$666
Average Months on Wait List1532
Salem Section 8 Housing Programs
 SalemOregon
Subsidized Units56310,058
Occupied %93.0%93.0%
People Per Unit1.41.5
People Total73714,221
Average Family Expenditure Per Month$274$285
Average HUD Expenditure Per Month$491$609