Current News

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...
Home Forward is opening waiting lists at more than half of its public housing apartment communities between July 9 and 12.  The agency organizes public housing waiting lists by apartment...
Home Forward has started the process of finding a replacement for Executive Director Steve Rudman.  Rudman announced in January that he was planning to leave the agency at the end of 2014 after...
More than 200 people, including a leadership class from Robert Gray Middle School, gathered on June 6 to celebrate the opening of Stephens Creek Crossing, Home Forward’s third and final HOPE VI...
Waiting lists for some of New Columbia’s subsidized apartments will open starting Tuesday, May 27.  The waiting lists, which are for four-, five- and six- bedroom apartments, will remain...
Home Forward's new Beech Street apartment community in Northeast Portland is accepting applications for the waiting lists for two- and three-bedroom apartments.  The homes,...
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...

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...

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....

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