Home Forward will Open 15 Project-Based Section 8 and Public Housing Waiting Lists

Housing waiting lists will be open from 9 am (PST) Thursday, October 24th through 11:59 pm (PST) Monday, October 28th 2019.    

Home Forward's full waiting list opening guide is available by clicking here for Spanish and here for English.

For the full list of frequently asked questions, click here for Spanish and here for English.  

The waiting lists that will be opened are for:

To be eligible for project-based rent assistance applicants must be:

  • 18 years of age or older unless you are an emancipated minor or if you are pregnant or have children
  • One member of your household must be an eligible immigrant or a legal citizen of the United States of America
  • Your household income must be 50% or less than the area median income for your household size at the following properties:
  • Your household income must be 80% or less than the area median income for your household size at the following properties:

To apply:

Households can apply for the waiting lists online at www.homeforward.org starting at 9 am (PST) on Thursday, October 24th through 11:59 pm (PST) Monday, October 28th 2019.  The online application takes about 15 minutes to complete and you will need a computer with access to the internet.  

To view a pre-application guide to help households prepare for the application process, click here for Spanish and click here for English

If you do not have a computer or internet access, computers with internet access and assistance will be available for three days at Home Forward's headquarters at 135 SW Ash Street, Portland OR 97204.  

Dates and times for accessing computer and assistance at Home Forward's downtown Portland headquarters:

  • Thursday, October 24th, 2019  -  9 am (PST) - 4 pm (PST)
  • Friday, October 25th, 2019       -  9 am (PST) - 4 pm (PST)
  • Monday, October 28th, 2019    -  9 am (PST) - 4 pm (PST) 

*no assistance will be available on Saturday, October 26th or Sunday, October 27th.  

If for whatever reason an applicant needs a paper application, please call 503.280.3750 or come to 135 SW Ash Street, Portland OR 97204 to request a paper application.  Paper applications are available in English, Russian, Spanish and Somali.  

For the full list of frequently asked questions, click here for Spanish and here for English.

Originally posted on October 08, 2019.