Category Archives: PRESS RELEASES

Housing Works Partners Celebrate Latest Affordable Housing Project

Bend companies come together for a “dream come true” event to celebrate partnership and new homeowner 04 February 2011 – Bend, Oregon – Several local companies – and a brand-new Bend homeowner – came together yesterday to celebrate the purchase of a NorthWest Crossing home through a unique collaborative housing program. The construction of the […]

VASH Vouchers

Housing Works announces the issue of 17 vouchers to homeless veterans in Central Oregon. With the issuance of Veteran Affairs Supportive Housing (VASH) vouchers, veterans in Central Oregon are finally receiving the long-awaited rental assistance. Recent activity involving Housing Works, state and local government and its officials, the Portland branch of the Department of Veterans […]

Youth Grants Received

Families Forward, a 501(c)(3) entity of Housing Works, announces the receipt of two grants totaling $20,456. The grants, which have been graciously awarded by Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation and Oregon Community Foundation, will be used to support Families Forward’s Opportunities for Kids program. The Opportunities for Kids program provides children who reside in Housing […]

Neighborhood Stabilization Program 2

Housing Works announces the acquisition of residential property utilizing funds awarded through the Neighborhood Stabilization Program (NSP 2). With this funding, Housing Works purchased Centennial Point, a four-plex in Bend, OR that will provide permanent, supportive housing to homeless individuals and families. The NSP 2 program, administered through Oregon Housing and Community Services, was created […]

Barbara’s Place Opening

Housing Works is celebrating the opening of Barbara’s Place on November 16th at 1:00 PM in Redmond. Barbara’s Place is a six-unit apartment community designed to provide supportive housing for persons with disabilities. Barbara’s Place is the first multi-family building certified to the Earth Advantage Gold Standard in the region. Pinnacle Architecture designed the building […]

Housing Works Presents First Annual Golden Key Awards

Housing Works and Families Forward presented The Glen Gives and West Bend Property Company with the first annual Golden Key Awards. The presentation of the awards was made at Housing Works’ Board of Commissioners Meeting on January 20th, 2010. Awarded annually, the Golden Key Awards recognize Housing Works’ and its nonprofit’s, Families Forward, community partners […]

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