Current News

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...
Home Forward is one of 31 organizations to be awarded a grant from the Oregon Health Authority on behalf of Cover Oregon to help people enroll in health insurance through Cover Oregon. Cover...
October 2013 update:  the waiting has closed. Rockwood Station, a Home Forward apartment community managed by Guardian Management, is accepting applications for its apartments that have project-...
Home Forward has joined its government and non-profit partners in Operation 305 to support a welcome home kit donation drive for veterans in the Veterans Assistance Supportive Housing (VASH...

November 1, 2011 -- Home Forward is opening waiting lists at eight public housing apartment communities in November.  The first opening is at Madrona Place Apartments in Gresham.  The...

August 24, 2011 -- Anita Yap, honored with the 2011 Distinguished Award for Oregon by the American Planning Association, will step into Home Forward's number two management position on August...

August 24, 2011 -- Business and civic leader David Kelleher has joined the Board of Commissioners at Home Forward. Kelleher, who is a principal and co-founder of ACME Business Consulting, fills a...

May 23, 2011 -- Home Forward, the new name for the Housing Authority of Portland, has been awarded an $18.5 million HOPE VI Revitalization Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban...

May 18, 2011 -- Today the Housing Authority of Portland (HAP) reveals its new name -- Home Forward -- and launches its new visual identity.

After 70 years as the largest provider of...

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