Current News

In March 2014, the Center for Outcomes Research and Education (CORE) at Providence Portland Medical Center completed a study focused on health care outcomes at Home Forward's Bud Clark...
Home Forward has started to issue Housing Choice Vouchers (Section 8) again after freezing its waiting list a year ago due to the federal budget cuts known as sequestration. The waiting list, which...
We will delay our opening for visitors today, Monday February 10, until 10 a.m.  Employees who get to work by 10 a.m. will be paid for the entire day. Those who don't will be expected to use...
Executive Director Steve Rudman has told staff and community partners that he plans to leave the agency at the end of 2014.  Following is the text of the email he sent to community partners on...
At their meeting on December 17, Home Forward's Board of Commissioners will take up matters related to efforts to preserve the benefits of the agency's public housing resource.  Public...
Home Forward's draft Moving to Work plan for the year beginning April 1, 2014 is ready for review and comment.  The agency uses the annual planning process to outline what it hopes to do with...
Home Forward met or surpassed its economic equity goals over the last fiscal year.  The results were presented to the agency's Board of Commissioners at their October 2013 meeting. The agency's...
Upate 10/16/13:  The park planting volunteer event scheduled for Saturday, October 19 has been postponed so that prep work at the site can be completed.  We will post the new planting date...

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...

January 22, 2014 -- David Widmark was recently elected chair of Home Forward’s board of commissoners and took office in January 2014.  A member of the commission since 2009, Widmark is the...

January 28, 2013 -- Home Forward has promoted Peter Beyer, the agency's controller, to chief financial officer.  He reports to Executive Director Steve Rudman and replaces Todd Salvo, who...

January 16, 2013 -- Home Forward and Vitus Group announced today that Home Forward will sell its St. Johns Woods apartment complex in North Portland to Vitus Group, a Seattle-...

October 1, 2012 -- Individuals and families with limited incomes who need help paying their rent will be able to apply for the Section 8 rent assistance waiting list this November....

June 28, 2012 -- Home Forward and the Housing Authority of Clackamas County (HACC) have reached an agreement to cooperate on an innovative new program that will expand housing options for people...

June 20, 2012 -- Waiting lists are opening at several Home Forward apartment communities that provide homes for people who need subsidized housing.  Rent for these apartments is income-based...

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