Welcome to the Housing Authority of Yamhill County (HAYC), the Yamhill County Affordable Housing Corporation (YCAHC) and the Yamhill Housing Resource Center.   This is the top of the page that shows on all of the pages on this website other than on PDF files. This header has five small pictures and a logo for the Housing Authority. First on the left top of the page is a small picture of a woman wearing a red blouse with her arm over a young woman who has long hair. Behind them is a one story house with red trim and brownish paint. Next to this picture is the logo: it says in blue lettering Housing Authority (carriage return) of Yamhill County | below that is a red pitch of a roof with only the pitch and chimney showing - it's a graphic. Below that is in bolder blue lettering with the letters in all caps HAYC.  Next to the logo is a small picture of five children in a huddle. The photo is taken from beneath looking up at their faces.  The next picture, the third one, is of a white set of housing complexes with a cement walkway leading to the one in the back.  The fourth picture is of a class going on. You can see in the foreground someone with a pen in her hand writing on a paper with a book of some kind open in front then you see people sitting looking away toward someone in the background leading the class who is writing on some kind of white board. The last picture in this header is the side of a two story apartment complex that is white with light blue trim, you can see shrubs and a few trees also. Below this header on the left side of all the pages (except pdf pages) are menus that will take you to various pages - some of these menus drop down to the right with a mouse positioned over the menu item if there are subcategories. Each one is a link to either a page or a pdf file. Below the menus is a search box where you can search text on this site including inside pdf files.

135 NE Dunn Place
McMinnville, OR 97128

PH 503-883-4300
Fax 503-472-4376
Toll free from Newberg, Dundee, Yamhill, and Gaston:

Main Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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a pile of photos with white edges.History of HAYC

The Housing Authority of Yamhill County was established January 10, 1951, by resolution of the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners. The Housing Authority currently operates as an independent local government agency under federal and state law and is governed by a five-member Board of Commissioners.

From 1966 through 1975 HAYC owned and operated Eola Village farm labor camp which had thirty-five, 2-bedroom cabins. In 1976 the fire department and learn-to-burn program burned down the camp and the property was sold in 1978.

In July of 1977, the Board instructed the Executive Director to apply for Section 8 Housing. In the fall of 1977, HAYC received its first allocation of Section 8 Vouchers, with the ability to subsidize 100 rent payments for low-income families. The Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program currently assisted over 1300 clients monthly.

In 1979 the HAYC had only five (5) regular employees, the Executive Director, Accountant, Tenant/Specialist/Clerk, Section 8 Manager and Section 8 Assistant. HAYC currently has over forty (40) employees on payroll.

In 1980 HAYC applied for and received funding for the Low-Rent Public Housing program and began the process to acquire land and build 70 total brick built, single-family and duplex-family units in Newberg and McMinnville. Currently HAYC is in the process of disposing of our entire stock of units to free up funds to expand the availability of affordable housing throughout Yamhill County.

In March 1984, the HAYC office moved from 1650 South Baker to the old McMinnville Post office on 414 NE Evans St. in McMinnville and retained residency there until 2004, when the HAYC office then relocated to a newer, greener building located at 135 NE Dunn Place built to meet the increasing demand for affordable housing.

Since the early 90's, the HAYC has grown by leaps and bounds, acquiring, building, leasing, contracting and partnering with a variety of funding sources to help provide affordable housing. The following list will link you to current information on property and programs that HAYC is involved with:

Section 8

Family Self-Sufficiency Program

Farmworker Housing

Family Housing

Special Needs Housing

Senior Housing

Housing Rehabilitation Loan Program

Yamhill County Regional Housing Resource Center

Yamhill County Affordable Housing Corporation



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