UCAN sometimes is able to help you pay for rent, deposits, even move-in costs. This type of funding is rare and the requirements to qualify for this kind of help change depending on the source of the funds. To find out if we currently have money to help with this issue in Douglas County, please call (541) 492-3926 or (800) 301-8226 and ask for extension 3926 and listen carefully to the entire recorded message. In Josephine County, please call (541) 956-4073. If we have funding, the message will tell you who we can help and how to apply. If we do not have funding, please call again at a later date as we are always looking for more funding to help with rent and mortgage payments.
Local housing authorities may be able to help you with your rent payments. They offer section 8 housing vouchers that pay landlords for part of your rent and utility payments. In Douglas County, contact HADCO at (541) 673-6548 to ask about the availability of and requirements to obtain a voucher. In Josephine County, contact the Josephine Housing and Community Development Council at (541) 479-5529 for this information. There is frequently a waiting list for vouchers.
To talk to someone about any other potential source of rental and move-in assistance in your area, you can call 211Info at 211 toll free anywhere in Oregon.