HALC provides affordable housing options in Lincoln County
HALC pays approximately $33,154 annually to the County in lieu of property taxes.
In 2008, over $3.4 million was put into the local economy by HALC for construction, payroll and housing rental assistance. Nearly $2.2 million paid directly to private landlords as rental subsidies.
Community Services Beyond Housing Assistance
- Innovative Youth Programs
For the past three years the Housing Authority Oceanspray Family Center has been the proud recipient of 3 National Awards of Merit for innovative youth programs focusing on positive youth development and drug & alcohol prevention awareness.
- Classes, Workshops and More
Oceanspray Family Center held 33 classes/workshops and activities in 2003 Serving 7,386 community individuals - usage is up 9% from 2002.
- Child Care Facility
Oceanspray Family Center was recently approved as an "After School Child Care Facility" providing quality youth program options for out of school time youth or school age.
- Juvenile Crime Prevention
HALC through its OFC applied for and received, through a statewide competitive process, $50,000 in Juvenile Crime Prevention dollars. These are additional funds that would not have come to the county and will serve At-Risk youth through the Youth Services Teams throughout the County.
HALC owns and manages several affordable housing developments in Lincoln County that serve low-income persons with affordable housing. Our housing inventory has eleven barrier-free accessible units, including two for the visually impaired. HALC-owned Avery House, a five-bedroom house, is leased to a service provider who operates the house for severely physically challenged individuals.
Emergency housing assistance is not available through HALC.
Funding for HALC's programs and operations is obtained from a variety of resources such as HUD, private investors and foundations, the State of Oregon and from rental fees.
The Housing Authority of Lincoln County does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation or gender identity, color, familial status, disability, marital status, or source of income.