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Groundbreaking on Affordable Housing in Sisters

Sisters, OR. Housing Works is excited to announce the start of construction on 48 new affordable apartments in Sisters. To celebrate that event, Housing Works will be hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for the Village Meadows Apartments at 2PM on Tuesday, March 20th, at the building site. Village Meadows Apartments will offer 32 one-bedroom flats, 8 […]

Housing Works Announces Retirement of Executive Director

Tom Kemper, Executive Director of Housing Works, has announced his retirement as of March, 2018. Kemper first worked with Housing Works, then known as Central Oregon Regional Housing Authority, as a partner in the development of Ariel Glen Apartments in Bend in 1993. After partnering with and consulting for Housing Works on numerous developments, including […]

Housing Works to begin construction on Ochoco School conversion to housing

Prineville, OR. On Tuesday, August 15th, at 10 am, Housing Works will gather with development partners, sponsors, local government officials and community members to celebrate the beginning of the transformation of the former Ochoco Grade School into Ochoco School Crossing, an affordable apartment community for 29 low-income households. The property is located at the junction […]

Grand Opening of Cook Crossing in Redmond

Redmond, OR.  On Thursday, August 3rd at 10 am, Housing Works staff will be gathering with partners, sponsors, government representatives and community members to celebrate the grand opening of Cook Crossing in Redmond. Cook Crossing will provide 48 affordable apartments to low income seniors (55+) and is centrally located on Veterans Way next to Lowes. […]

New affordable senior apartments in Redmond taking applications for four days only

Bend, OR. Housing Works and EPIC Property Management, LLC (EPIC) are excited to announce the lease-up of Cook Crossing, an affordable senior community located in Redmond on Veterans Way next to Lowes home improvement store. The development will provide Redmond with new affordable housing for 48 senior households. As an affordable property, income restrictions will […]

New Affordable Townhome Communities Taking Applications One Week in March

Bend, OR. EPIC Property Management, LLC (EPIC) is excited to announce the lease-ups of Moonlight Townhomes and Daggett Townhomes, two affordable townhome communities located on Bend’s east side next to Ensworth Elementary School.  The developments provide Bend with new affordable housing for 53 households. As affordable properties, income restrictions will apply and rents will be […]

​Housing Works Awarded Funds to Construct Affordable Housing in La Pine and Sisters

Redmond, OR. Housing Works is excited to announce the funding of La Pine Townhomes in La Pine, Oregon and Village Meadows Apartments in Sisters, Oregon through the Oregon Housing and Community Service (OHCS) Local Innovation and Fast Track (LIFT) Housing Program. A total of 90 affordable units are planned between the two projects. “Both La […]

Families Forward Awarded Grant for Security Deposit Loan Program

Redmond, OR. Families Forward, a 501(c)(3) organization affiliated with Housing Works in Redmond, Oregon, has been awarded a 3-year grant of $75,000 by Meyer Memorial Trust for support of an existing rental security deposit loan program that currently serves low-income Central Oregonians. Meyer Memorial Trust is a private foundation that works with and invests in […]

Housing Works Awarded Funds to Convert School to Housing in Prineville

Prineville, OR. Housing Works is excited to announce the funding of Ochoco Elementary School apartments, a repurposing of Ochoco School into multifamily housing in Prineville. The project involves the conversion of the 70-year-old Ochoco Elementary School into 29 affordable apartments. The property is located at the junction of Highways 26 and 126. “This is a […]