Please note the following waitlists are closed: Public Housing, Housing Choice Vouchers, and Mainstream Vouchers.
Check your application status
Current Applicants may check their status these three ways. Please be aware that we only provide information about the status of applications (active or inactive). We do not provide information about applicants' position on the waiting list or the estimated wait time.
- Online - Check your status at portal.wchousingauthority.org.
- Over the Phone - You may also call the applicant line at 503-846-3790
- By Email - Email [email protected] to request information about your waiting list status
To check on the current status of waiting lists openings, please see Housing & Voucher Waitlists.
Applicants who have already applied for rental assistance must report changes, in writing, as they occur. To report a change, download the Update Application or login online at portal.wchousingauthority.org.
Note: Applicants must report changes in mailing address. If we mail you a notice and it is returned undeliverable by the post office, your name will be removed from all waiting lists.
The Department of Housing Services does not have any emergency assistance programs. However, there are other agencies and organizations in the community that may be able to help you.