Attention Residents, Participants, Staff, and Community Partners:

Great news! Housing Works has reopened it’s doors to the public.
Our New Office Hours are Monday – Thursday 8am to 5pm, Closed Friday’s.

Please scroll further down for additional details.

The drop box located outside our building is still available for use anytime. You may also continue to submit changes/paperwork by fax, mail or email.

Mail: 405 SW 6th St, Redmond, OR
Phone: 541-923-1018
Fax: 541-923-6441

Text Only: 541-286-5562
Email: [email protected]

For a full contact list of Housing Works employees,

please click here.

On April 10th, 2020, HUD issued a list of waivers allowing PHAs additional flexibility during the COVID-19 pandemic. To view the waivers implemented by Housing Works, please click here. NOTE: Most COVID waivers expired on December 31, 2021. Please contact your Housing Specialist for additional information.

Facts about COVID-19 coronavirus by county and the Oregon Health Authority can be found here:

Deschutes County Crook County Jefferson County State of Oregon


There are no current waitlist open at this time. Please check back for future waitlist openings. 


New Office Hours Starting January 1, 2023

Housing Works will operate under the following office hours starting January 1st:

Monday to Thursday, 8am PST to 5pm PST
Closed Friday’s

Exterior doors will be locked outside of these hours. A drop box is conveniently placed on the front of our building for easy access, should you need to turn in paperwork after hours.



Housing Works offices will be closed the following dates in March 2023:

  • no current dates at this time

Phone lines and email communication will resume outside of these dates and under regular office hours. 



Emergency Housing Vouchers

As of July 1, 2021 Housing Works issued Emergency Housing Vouchers to eligible referrals in collaboration with the Anti Trafficking Project, Homeless Leadership Coalition and Saving Grace. If you would like more information regarding these vouchers and where to apply, click here.

In order to be determine eligibility, applicants must first be referred by Central Oregon’s Continuum of Care or a Victim Service Provider. When vouchers become fully leased, our partners will continue to maintain an interest list. Eligible applicants on the interest list will be referred by a partner agency when vouchers become available. To be referred and determine if you qualify, please connect with one of our partners below.

  • Anti Trafficking Project (541) 647-0658, site visit click here
  • Homeless Leadership Coalition (541) 630-2533, site visit click here
  • Saving Grace (541) 389-7021, site visit click here

Our Mission – “fostering dignity through housing”

Welcome to the Housing Works website.  Here you will find information and resources on all aspects of housing services including rental assistance, apartment communities and home buying programs.  We are the local housing authority for Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties. We offer the Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance program funded by HUD, affordable housing for rent through our award winning apartment communities, and home ownership opportunities.  In addition, this site will also provide you information on our client services programs that feature asset building, opportunities for kids and family sustainability.

Learn more about Housing Works here.

Our Services

Our Team


For Investors

Housing Works has the largest multifamily housing portfolio in Central Oregon.  Learn more about how we work with private capital to finance affordable housing and provide tax benefits to investors.

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