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Mid-Columbia Housing Authority

Mid-Columbia Housing Authority (MCHA) and Columbia Gorge Housing Authority (CGHA) are happy to also have Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation (CCHC) as part of their consortium.  The three entities work together to promote affordable housing throughout the Gorge.  We work towards this goal through the various programs offered for renters, landlords and homeowners as well as through developments owned and operated by CCHC.

Our staff works with partners throughout our region to provide support, education and help in many aspects of living in the Gorge.  Please visit our community partners’ webpages to learn about other resources in your area:

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COLUMBIA GORGE ATTAINABLE HOUSING

The cost of renting or buying a home is increasingly out of reach. Our housing affordability challenge puts us at risk of losing what has made the Gorge, and our diverse hometowns, a wonderful place to live, work and play. MCHA is engaging with local businesses, elected officials, neighbors and community organizations to promote attainable housing solutions throughout our five county region.

Impact:

  • Those who work in our communities are increasingly unable to live here.
  • Employers are ever more challenged by their inability to attract a talented workforce due to the high cost of housing.
  • Steep rises in land costs and dwindling supplies limit what’s available for affordable housing units.
  • Vacation and short-term rentals contribute to the economy, but also create market pressures that deplete attainable housing.
  • Lack of attainable housing inhibits children achieving better results in school.
  • Healthy habits take root more easily in stable, affordable homes

Lines of Business:

  • Rental Assistance Programs that pay a portion of the monthly rent to privately owned units
    • $3.8mm invested annually in private rental market through Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program
  • Resident Services
    • 66 households participating in programs working to increase earned income
  • Development, Asset Management and Property Management
    • 24 properties with 389 units
  • Home ownership Resources
    • Invested over $1.5mm in minor home repair in our communities
    • Assist households who may be facing foreclosure
    • Unbiased and reliable housing counseling center
    • Regional administration of ‘Hardest Hit Funds’

HOUSING ASSISTANCE PROGRAMS

Need help with your rent? Are you looking for help with financial goals? Are you a landlord?

These are our currently available assistance programs design for you.

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HOME OWNER RESOURCES

Are you looking for a place to live? Are you a homeowner in need of assistance? Is your home in need of repairs? Are you looking to buy a home?

These are our currently available assistance programs designed for you.

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PROPERTY RENTALS

Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation offers high quality rental communities Washington & Oregon.

CCHC has rentals available for seniors, veterans, farm-workers, homeless and transitional families, workforce and special needs populations.

Dignity begins with quality housing…

Rental Owners Accepting Housing Choice Vouchers (HCV)

Through the Housing Choice Voucher program, those receiving housing assistance can use their vouchers towards rent in approved market-rate units.

To find your next home in Wasco, Hood River, Skamania, Klickitat, or Sherman counties, view the listings below. For rental applications visit our applications page.

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