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Growing up, Heather Rivas never heard the words familiar to so many kids:  you can do anything if you put your mind to it and work hard. She lived in public housing with her mother until she was...
Home Forward, its project partners, and neighbors will gather on Tuesday, September 25 to celebrate the start of building construction at Stephens Creek Crossing.  The ceremonial wall raising...
Home Forward, Humana, Inc., KaBOOM! (a national non-profit organization that has built more than 2,100 playgrounds), and volunteers will join forces on Saturday, September 22 to build a one-of-a-kind...
Worksystems, Inc., in collaboration with Home Forward and other Portland area housing authorities and workforce agencies, has been awarded a $5.5 milion federal grant to help housing authority...
Home Forward would like to create an ongoing preference on its public housing waiting lists for applicants who need a home that is accessible to wheelchairs. Currently the agency manages...
In a tight rental market where rents continue to rise, Home Forward has made two changes to its Housing Choice Voucher (Section 8) program to make it easier for voucher holders to find a home. The...
If you live in a Home Forward apartment community or participate in the Section 8 program, your child has the opportunity to attend Camp Rosenbaum, a youth citizenship summer camp on the Oregon coast...
Colored Pencils, a nonprofit arts organization, is holding its last Friday "family room" event at New Columbia on February 24.  All are welcome to the evening intercultural,...

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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