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Current News

A group of Portland metro area housing agencies has been successful in their quest to have the federal government increase a key metric that affects subsidy amounts in rent assistance programs. The...
With the improvement in weather and road conditions, we will be open our normal hours on Tuesday, January 5. Happy New Year!
Home Forward is seeking proposals from developers and owners who wish to use the agency's project-based rent assistance (Section 8) vouchers in their affordable housing.  The agency hopes to...
Home Forward has entered into an agreement to sell Plaza Townhomes to Community Preservation Partners LLC, a subsidiary of WNC, a national investor in real estate and community...
July 16, 2015 -- Home Forward and the Veterans Administration Medical Center are seeking a housing partner to join them in an application to HUD for project-based VASH rent assistance and supportive...
As part of a community-wide effort, Home Forward has increased its support for veterans experiencing homelessness.  The partners in the effort, which include the cities of Portland and Gresham,...
Home Forward will increase the majority of its rent assistance limits, called payment standards, on March 1 to keep pace with the robust Portland area rental market, giving people with a Housing...
The Portland Housing Bureau announced it will award the St. Francis Park development $6.5 million as a result of the their recent NOFA (Notice of Funding Availability) competititive...

PORTLAND, Ore., March 8, 2016 --  Wendy Serrano, a Field Representative for Oregon Congressman Earl Blumenauer’s office, has been appointed to the board of commissioners....

PORTLAND, Ore., November 30, 2015 -- Jennifer Anderson has joined the Home Forward board of commissioners in the resident seat on the commission. 

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PORTLAND, Ore., June 30, 2015 – Damien Hall, a land use and real estate attorney with a background in urban planning, has been appointed to the board of commissioners.  He holds a City of...

PORTLAND, Ore., January 15, 2015 -- Tiffiny Hager has been appointed to Home Forward’s Board of Commissioners.  She holds a City of Portland seat on the board, replacing Harriet Cormack, who...

PORTLAND, Ore., August 12, 2014 -- Home Forward’s board of commissioners has selected Michael Buonocore to head the agency.  Buonocore, who is Home Forward’s deputy executive director, will...

PORTLAND, Ore., July 1, 2014 – Dan Anderson, a retired executive from Bank of America’s national community development financial practice, has joined Home Forward’s board of commissioners. ...

April 17, 2014 — Business executive and civic leader Mary Ann “Miki” Herman has been appointed to Home Forward’s board of commissioners, holding a City of Portland seat on the nine-member...

March 3, 2014 -- Charlene Mashia has been appointed to Home Forward’s Board of Commissioners.  She holds a Multnomah County seat on the board, replacing Lee E. Moore, Sr., who retired from...

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