USDA, HUD present awards to Housing Works

Redmond, OR – National officials from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today presented Housing Works, the housing authority for Central Oregon, two awards for providing quality, affordable housing that strengthens communities in Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson Counties.  The agencies commended Housing Works for helping […]

Mainstream Wait List to Open

Housing Works will open the Mainstream waiting list on Monday, February 14th through Friday February 18th 2011. We will begin accepting the Pre-application on February 14th from 1:00 pm- 5:00 pm, and then again February 15th-18th 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Faxes will ONLY be accepted during these hours. Pre-applications received by Housing Works before or after […]

Money for Home Ownership & More Through the PATHWorks Program

Jessica F. needed housing assistance.  She had a nine-month-old baby and another on the way and could barely scrape together money for monthly rent.   Rental assistance in the form of a Housing Choice Voucher became her life support.  With this help, Jessica was able to start working toward financial independence through Housing Works’ PATHWorks program. […]

Creating a New Homeowner & Revitalizing a Neighborhood

Albree W. was renting a home that was going through foreclosure.  When she received the notice, she realized she and her son would have to move. When she met with Housing Works she learned she qualified for the Housing Choice Voucher Homeownership Option program.  She also heard about down payment assistance available through the Neighborhood […]

Converting a Housing Choice Voucher to Mortgage Payments

Jill R. had owned a home before, but couldn’t keep it when she became disabled and was unable to work.  She was living in Washington but eager to make a fresh start in Central Oregon, and hopeful she might be able to once again afford to own. Through Housing Works, Jill completed PATHWorks financial literacy classes and […]

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