Housing General News
Homeless encampment on County-owned property will close for cleaning - Release date: 09/16/2021
A homeless encampment on county-owned property in Hillsboro will close for cleaning next week.
Port-a-potties and hand-washing stations coming this week to encampment along Highway 47 near Forest Grove - Release date: 09/07/2021
To promote safe and healthy conditions in this encampment, the county will place port-a-potties and hand-washing stations there this week.
The Valfre at Avenida 26 Celebrates Groundbreaking on first Affordable Housing Bond Project in Forest Grove - Release date: 09/07/2021
Key officials participate in groundbreaking for The Valfre at Avenida 26, an affordable housing bond project to be constructed in Forest Grove.
Housing Authority of Washington County Distributes over $8 million through Landlord Compensation Fund for Back-owed Rent - Release date: 07/28/2021
The Housing Authority of Washington County partnered with the Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) to administer the Landlord Compensation Fund (LCF) program to provide rent assistance on behalf of tenants in Washington County directly to landlords with over $8 million in funds distributed.
Housing Choice Voucher Program Waitlist Opening July 26 - Release date: 07/13/2021
The Housing Authority of Washington County (HAWC) will accept applications for the Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) program, formally Section 8, between July 26 and August 4, 2021.
New Project-Based Voucher Waitlist Opening for Two Housing Properties - Release date: 06/29/2021
The Housing Authority of Washington County (HAWC) will accept applications for a new Project-Based Voucher Rental Assistance program beginning July 7, 2021. The waitlist is for new construction units to be leased in September and October 2021.
Washington County Releases List of Qualifying Service Providers Eligible for Regional Supportive Housing Services Funding - Release date: 06/08/2021
Washington County releases list of qualifying service providers eligible for regional supportive housing services funding to support effort to end homelessness and provide assistance to low income community members.
Compensación disponible para propietarios de Oregon con alquiler impago - Release date: 05/07/2021
La Autoridad de Vivienda del Condado de Washington se ha asociado con Servicios Comunitarios y de Vivienda de Oregon para ayudar a los propietarios en el Condado de Washington con los pagos de alquiler impagos.
County to Purchase Econo Lodge - Release date: 04/16/2021
Washington County, with funding from the Oregon Legislature, is seeking to purchase the Econo Lodge on SE 10th Avenue in Hillsboro to establish a short-term respite shelter for COVID-19.
Metro 300 Initiative - Release date: 03/12/2021
The Metro 300 Initiative is providing critical housing for vulnerable older adults and people with disabilities.
Public review process launched for Supportive Housing Services Local Implementation Plan - Release date: 03/10/2021
The draft Local Implementation Plan for Washington County’s Supportive Housing Services initiative is ready for public review and comment through March 24, 2021.
Resources for unhoused individuals in severe weather - Release date: 02/10/2021
Washington County’s Department of Housing Services is coordinating efforts, along with community partners, to serve unsheltered houseless individuals during severe winter weather expected in the coming days.
Safe Sleep RV Program Closure - Release date: 12/18/2020
Washington County’s Safe Sleep RV Program will close December 30 as CARES Act funding ends.
More plans for affordable housing in Washington County gain approval - Release date: 10/02/2020
Seven plans for building more affordable housing units in Washington County get approval for funding from the Metro Affordable Housing Bond.
Grand opening for Willow Creek Crossing affordable housing project - Release date: 02/18/2020
Grand opening celebration for Willow Creek Crossing Apartments affordable housing project in Washington County highlights innovative public-private partnership.
Public Housing Program Waitlist to open February 10, 2020 - Release date: 02/04/2020
Housing Authority of Washington County invites waitlist applications for public housing assistance to low-income households.
La Lista de Espera del Programa de Vivienda Pública se abrirá el 10 de febrero de 2020 - Release date: 02/04/2020
La Autoridad de Vivienda del Condado de Washington invita a las familias de bajos ingresos a presentar solicitudes de asistencia para la vivienda pública para la lista de espera.
Clover Court open house Nov. 22 - Release date: 11/15/2019
Luke-Dorf will hold an open house at the newly completed Clover Court apartments.
Board of Commissioners proclaim Family Promise Week - Release date: 10/16/2019
The Washington County Board of Commissioners has proclaimed October 20-27, 2019 as Family Promise Week to acknowledge the work of non-profit and faith-based partnerships working to end homelessness and to affirm that every child deserves a home.
Groundbreaking for Willow Creek Crossing affordable housing project - Release date: 09/05/2018
Groundbreaking for affordable housing project in Washington County highlights innovative public-private partnership.