Exterior view of Camas Ridge Apartments

Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) is currently accepting applications for Project Based Vouchers in 2 & 3 bedroom units at Camas Ridge Apartments. Camas Ridge is located at 1420 NW 28th Ave. Camas, WA 98607. Applications are accepted online.

Who Can Apply

At least one person in the household must be a US citizen or legal resident. Applicants can't be currently living in subsidized housing. Household income must meet the 50% guidelines below.

  • Number of
    persons in family
    50% Income Limit
    1 $26,150
    2 $29,900
    3 $33,650
    4 $37,350

In addition, you must qualify for a 2 or 3 bedroom unit. Please see the chart below to determine if you meet the family description for either a 2 or 3 bedroom voucher.

Family Description Number of Family Members Assigned Voucher Size
Head Only 1 1
Head and Spouse/Co-head 2 1
Head and 1 or 2 person 2-3 2
Head, Spouse/Co-head and
1 or 2 persons
3-4 2
Head and 3 or 4 persons 4-5 3
Head, Spouse/Co-head and
3 or 4 persons
5-6 3
Head and 5 or 6 persons 6-7 4
Head, Spouse/Co-head and
5-6 persons
7-8 4

What do I need to apply?

Please make sure you have the following before you apply. The waitlist application does not allow you to save a partially completed application. If you have to leave the application before you finish it, your changes will not be saved and you will have to start the application over.

  • Full name and social security number for all family members.
    If any family member is not a legal resident and does not have a social security number, please contact us at 993-9528 for an alternate ID.
  • Monthly income for the entire household
  • A mailing address.
    You must have an address where we can send mail. If you do not have a permanent address you can use SHARE's Post Office Box. The address is Your Name, PO Box 1209, Vancouver, WA 98666. If you use SHARE’s PO Box, you are responsible for picking up mail from SHARE. You can pick up mail at Share House, 1115 W 13th St, Vancouver WA, 98660 Monday through Friday from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm.
  • A piece of paper and pen or pencil.
    You will need these to write down a confirmation number that you will get at the end of the application process. This confirmation number will be proof that you have applied. VHA staff will not be able to retrieve this confirmation number for you, please write it down or print the page it appears on.

How to Apply

You can only apply online. Paper applications will not be available. All applicants will be chosen for the waitlist by lottery. The waitlist will remain open indefinitely. Future drawings will be held as needed. This means that applying early does not give you a better chance of being drawn. Everyone who applies will have the opportunity to be drawn in a future lottery. We know you have questions, and we have answered the most common questions for you. Please read the frequently asked questions (FAQs) before you apply.

What if I do not have internet access?

We have partnered with local agencies to provide internet access. Please check our list of names, addresses and available hours to find the place that is the best fit for you.

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How will I know if my application is accepted?

No more than 15 days after you apply, you will be able to check the status of your application on our applicant portal. If, after 15 days, you do not find your application in the applicant portal, you may call 360-993-9528.

Do I have to live in Clark County to apply?

No, however, if you receive a Project Based Voucher you can only use it at Camas Ridge Apartments.

Can I apply more than once?

No. You can make only one application to this waitlist. You may apply to more than one waitlist at a time.

How do I know if you got my application?

At the end of the application process, you will receive a confirmation number. Please write down this confirmation number or print the page. This is your proof that you applied. VHA staff will not be able to retrieve this number for you.

What if I am having trouble completing the application?

You can call VHA at 360-993-9528 for assistance during normal business hours. Please expect to leave a message and receive a return call within one week.

I have a disability and need assistance.

If you have a disability that prohibits you being able to complete this application, please call the VHA at 360-993-9528 during normal business hours. Please expect to leave a message and receive a return call.

Is the application available in other languages?

The application gives you an option to view it in Spanish or Russian in addition to English. If you need assistance completing the application in a language other than English, Spanish or Russian, please contact the Housing Authority at 360-993-9528 during normal business hours. Please expect to leave a message and receive a return call.

If I fill out the application, am I sure to get Housing Assistance?

No, an application will just give you a chance to be in the lottery to be placed on the wait list.

Why a lottery instead of date and time order?

A lottery gives everyone an equal chance to be placed on the waitlist no matter when they apply.

Apply

If you have read the Camas Ridge 2- and 3-Bedroom Wait List FAQ and are ready to apply, please complete the online waiting list application. You will need a pen or pencil and paper so you can write down your confirmation number. You will also need the information listed above to complete the application. If you stop at any point, the information you have entered will not be saved, and you will need to begin again.

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Want a printable version of the Camas Ridge Wait List information?

Download Camas Ridge 2 & 3 Bedroom Wait List FAQ

After downloading this PDF document, you will need the Adobe reader to view it. Adobe reader can be downloaded free at www.adobe.comwww.adobe.com.

After you apply

Three weeks after you apply you should create an account in our Applicant Portal. You should to log-in to the portal once every twelve months. If you do not log-in, you could be removed from the waitlist. The Portal also allows you to check which waitlists you are active on and make sure we have your address and household information correctly.

Please be certain to update your address at all times. If your address changes from the information on your application, you must tell us in writing. If we send you mail and it is returned by the post office, your name will be removed from the waitlist. You are responsible keeping your information up to date. You can request we update your information through the Applicant Portal or you can get an update form from our office at 2500 Main St, Vancouver or by calling 360-694-2501.