What is Public Housing?
Public housing was established to provide decent and safe rental housing for eligible low-income families, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Our Public Housing units that are both owned and managed by the Housing Authority. This program is what is known as unit-based assistance meaning if a family moves out of the unit, the assistance remains with the unit. These units are located in North Bend, Coos Bay, Coquille, Myrtle Point and Port Orford.
There are approximately 1.2 million households living in public housing units, managed by some 3300 PHAs across the United States.
The Coos-Curry Housing Authority operates 98 Multi-Family Housing units
What is Multi-Family Housing?
Multi-Family residential (also known as multidwelling unit or MDU) is a classification of housing where multiple separate housing units for residential inhabitants are contained within one building or several buildings within one complex. Units can be next to each other (side-by-side units), or stacked on top of each other (top and bottom units). A common form is an apartment building. The Coos-Curry Housing Authority’s Multi-Family Housing are units that are managed by the Housing Authority. This program is also known as unit-based assistance meaning if a family moves out of the unit, the assistance remains with the unit. These units are located in Coos Bay and Powers, OR.