Category Archives: PRESS RELEASES

Housing Works Partners on Seized Houses in Redmond

 Redmond city leaders get firsthand look at success of Housing Works partnership on seized houses Redmond city officials today were recognized for their leadership role in partnering with Housing Works, the affordable housing agency forCentral Oregon, which has turned trashed houses seized by the police department into community assets. Mayor George Endicott, Chief of Police […]

Central Oregon Veterans to get more access to affordable housing

Redmond, OR — Housing Works, the leading affordable housing provider serving the tri-county Central Oregon region, has secured an additional fifteen (15) federally-funded vouchers to aid homeless veterans obtain quality housing. “These vouchers will improve lives in the most fundamental way – providing safe, clean, permanent, affordable housing for homeless veterans,” said Kenny LaPoint, Housing […]

Tom Kemper new executive director of Housing Works

Redmond, OR –Tom Kemper, an attorney and former real estate developer inPortland, recently was appointed executive director of Housing Works, the housing authority for Central Oregon.  Kemper replaces Cyndy Cook, who served in that position for 30 years until her retirement in May. Housing Works, the largest affordable housing provider in Central Oregon, is a […]

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 […]

Central Oregon Veterans to Get More Access to Affordable Housing

Redmond, OR — Housing Works, the leading affordable housing provider serving the tri-county Central Oregon region, has secured an additional ten federally-funded vouchers to aid veterans with quality, low-cost living quarters. “These vouchers will improve lives in the most fundamental way – providing safe, clean, permanent, affordable housing for homeless veterans,” said Kenny LaPoint, Housing […]

New 3 Bedroom Home Under Construction

A 1,386 square foot, 3 bedroom, 2 bath home is currently under construction in NorthWest Crossing.  The energy efficient home is being constructed by Sage Homebuilders and is expected to be available to a household of lower income this spring.  This will be the fourth home in NorthWest Crossing made available through Housing Works’ Ground […]

Businesses in Central Oregon

Seeking Minority, Women-Owned and Section 3 Construction Businesses Redmond, OR (March 9, 2011) – Housing Works, Central Oregon’s regional housing authority, would like to hear from Minority, Women-owned, or Section 3 construction businesses located in Central Oregon. There may be several small residential rehabilitation projects coming up in 2011 and Housing Works would like to […]

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