Frequently Asked Question

Are you the Housing Authority?

No.  The Housing Authority of Lincoln County website is http://halc.info.

Where are Northwest Coastal Housing/Spyglass Ridge LP Properties located?

Yaquina Breeze Apartments are located in Newport

Alder Hill Apartments are located in Toledo

The Ridge Apartments are located in Lincoln City

Does Northwest Coastal Housing (NWCH) provide Rental Assistance?

No.  Our housing units are rent restricted based on income.  Please contact our onsite Property Management staff at 541-996-7667 or obtain an application at 3340 SE Harbor Drive, Lincoln City, Oregon  97367.

Do you accept people with evictions?

Generally, applicants with evictions in the last 3 years are not eligible.  However this varies by each properties Screening Criteria.  Applicants with prior evictions who are Ready to Rent graduates may be considered.

Do you accept Section 8 Housing Vouchers?

Yes!  NWCH and SRLP accepts Section 8 vouchers.  Once applicants are at the top of the waiting list, the applicants must pass screening in compliance of the Screening Criteria, through a third party screening agency and the Property Management.  The Community Manager will also conduct a certain level of the screening and upon approval of the Rental Application will coordinate the move in process.

What if I have a criminal background?

Each property has its own screening criteria in regards to acceptance or denial of applicants with a criminal background.  Please refer to the Screening Criteria of the specific property you are applying for.

How many people are allowed per bedroom?

NWCH/SRLP goes by HUD's occupancy standards which allow two people per bedroom plus one for the unit.  A bedroom consists of a closet, a window for egress, and space for sleeping.  Please see the following chart:

1 Bedroom-Minimum 1 person, Maximum 3

2 Bedroom-Minimum 2 people, Maximum 5

3 Bedroom-Minimum 3 people, Maximum 7

What is Reasonable Accommodation?

Under the Fair Housing Act, housing providers are required to consider making adjustments to policies and/or rules (a Reasonable Accommodation) for people with disabilities to enable them an equal opportunity to enjoy housing.  This obligation has limits.  If the disability is not obvious, regulations allow a landlord or housing provider to request verification for the disability and the need for an accommodation from a qualified professional.  Reasonable Accommodation requests are reviewed on a case by case basis.

Do I have to sign a lease?

Certain properties require an initial lease of twelve (12) months.  All other NWCH/SRLP properties use a month-to-month rental agreement.

How do I apply at specific properties?

The Yaquina Breeze Apartments is by referral only.  It is a dual diagnosed facility.  Please contact the Lincoln County Mental Health Department to obtain more information and get on the waiting list.

For The Ridge Apartments, please contact our Community Manager at 541-996-7667 or go to the office at 3340 SE Harbor Drive, Lincoln City for information about Screening Criteria and Waiting List Info.

For the Alder Hill Apartments, contact Northwest Coastal Housing and inquire about vacancies, Screening Criteria and waiting list info.