Housing and Community Services Department

Present Duties

North Capitol Mall Office building
The North Capitol Mall Office Building in Salem houses the central offices of the Housing and Community Services Department. (Oregon State Archives Photo)
Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) provides resources for Oregonians to reduce poverty and increase access to stable housing. The agency serves Oregonians across the housing continuum, including preventing homelessness, providing housing stability support, financing the building and preservation of affordable housing, and encouraging homeownership.​
Agency Website

Agency Subdivisions

Information about this agency's divisions, offices, programs, etc.

Contact Information

Mailing Address: 725 Summer St. NE, Suite B, Salem 97301-1266
Telephone: 503-986-2000
General Email: housinginfo@oregon.gov
Contact: Andrea Bell, Director​
Administrative Rules Coordinator: See Contact List for Housing and Community Services​
Location Map: by Google Maps

Legal & Legislative Information

Statutory Authority: ORS 456.555

Budget Analysis - by Legislative Fiscal Office
Audit Reports - select agency from menu

Records & Publications

Records Retention Schedule - a list of the public records kept at the agency