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2251 Table Rock Road
Medford, OR 97501
Phone: 541-779-5785
Fax: 541-857-1118
Hours: Temporarily closed to the public. We are available by phn/fax/email

Subsidized Housing Programs

Questions about the temporary suspension of evictions for nonpayment of rent? Click HERE

Subsidized Housing is housing where you pay rent based on your income and the balance of the rent is paid by a governmental subsidy.  There are a variety of subsidized housing programs available through the Housing Authority of Jackson County.  All of these programs have waiting lists that vary in length depending on unit size, vacancies and funding availability.

Housing Choice Voucher & Project Based Voucher

The most popular program is the Housing Choice Voucher Program, commonly referred to as a HUD voucher. This program is funded by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and managed by the Housing Authority.

Under this program, participants are issued a voucher they may use in a unit of their choice where the landlord will accept a voucher and the unit meets Housing Quality Standards. Participants pay approximately 30% of their income toward rent and utilities and the balance of that rent is paid directly to the landlord by the Housing Authority. At least once per year, participants must re-certify and have their rent adjusted to meet their projected household income.

Projected wait times for the Housing Choice Voucher are between 4-5 years. The waiting time depends on the number of participants leaving the program and budgetary constraints.

This informational video provides helpful information on how to use a voucher once it is received.

Project Based Voucher is similar to the Section 8 Voucher in that participants will pay approximately 30% of their income toward rent and utilities however, with this program, the assistance is tied to a specific unit. The units are located in affordable housing developments throughout Jackson County.

To apply for the Voucher programs, download this application, fill it out and bring it or mail it to the Housing Authority office, fax it to us at (541) 857-1118 or scan and email it to  


Rural Development Projects

USDA Rural Development (RD) provides rental assistance for various subsidized apartment communities owned by the Housing Authority. Under these programs, participants pay approximately 30% of their income toward rent and utilities and the balance of the rent is paid by RD. Click on the names below for more information about each property and to obtain an application.

Patio Village is an apartment community for elderly (62+) and/or disabled residents located in Talent and Rogue River, respectively.

Lilac Meadow is an apartment community for farm worker families located in Medford.  




Rogue River Estates

Rogue River Estates is an apartment community for elderly and/or disabled residents located in Medford. There are studio and one bedroom units available and the waiting list varies from 6 months to 2 years depending on the number of vacancies. Residents pay approximately 30% of their income toward rent. For more information and to obtain an application, click here.




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