Housing Choice Section 8 & VASH Vouchers
Since 2015, landlords in Oregon cannot opt out of accepting applicants with vouchers. Laws were passed removing the voucher exemption to Oregon's Source of Income protections and linking the legal income criteria to the
VASH (Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing) Vouchers are dedicated housing funds for veterans, administered through local housing authorities from federal Veterans Administration dollars. Many times in the past years, Multifamily NW has partnered in VASH campaigns with Multnomah County, City of Portland, United Way and Home Forward to promote the program, which is dedicated to providing rent assistance and support services to veterans.