Home Forward

Ivory Mathews, CEO
135 SW Ash Street
Portland, OR
(503) 802-8300
(503) 802-8312
MTW Agency

By The numbers

Public Housing Units 436
Vouchers 11882
Total Units 12318

Latest News

11.7.23 Members Making News
From Home Forward's press release: Home Forward and partners celebrated completion of Phase 1 of the Dekum Court Apartments redevelopment in the Concordia neighborhood of Northeast Portland today. Originally built in 1972, Dekum Court will house at least 360 residents across 187 homes when...
7.11.23 Members Making News
From Home Forward's press release: Home Forward, in partnership with Urban League of Portland, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Fairfield Apartments in downtown Portland on June 29. Fairfield Apartments will be a permanent supportive housing development for people exiting chronic...
4.28.23 Members Making News
This week, the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading announced 2023 Public Housing Communities Honor Roll. The honorees employ strategies and tactics that leverage the resources of public housing agencies and organizations to advance seamless systems of coordinated and aligned care, services and...
4.18.23 CLPHA Member Update, Members Making News
18 Members Invited to Accept Stability Voucher Awards Today, HUD announced a second round of CoC grants and Stability Vouchers to communities to address unsheltered homelessness, adding to the first set of grant awards announced in February. The awards include $171.2 million in grants for 115...
4.18.23 Members Making News
From The Oregonian: Charles Coleman was living out of his car and paying for a membership at an inexpensive gym to simply access a shower before he was approved for a place at the new Hattie Redmond Apartments in North Portland. He was among the first residents who moved in when the new...
4.4.23 Members Making News
From the State of Oregon's press release: On her first full day in office, Governor Tina Kotek signed an executive order that set an ambitious housing production goal of 36,000 homes per year and established a council of leaders charged with developing an action plan to meet the new...
3.29.23 Members Making News
CLPHA is pleased to announce that 15 of our members received a combined more than $4 million in grants from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that will help bridge the digital divide for their communities!  Earlier this month, the FCC announced funding...
Wednesday, March 8 | 1:00 p.m. ET Special Purpose Vouchers can be used strategically as part of a community’s plan to end homelessness. Tomorrow's webinar hosted by the Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) will review all Special Purpose Voucher Programs and new resources like the...
2.7.23 Members Making News
From the Oregon Health Authority and Department of Human Services' news bulletin: In 2017, Home Forward began testing its Portland public housing buildings for radon to prepare for a major rehabilitation project. The agency discovered some buildings had elevated levels of radon, but guidance...
9.15.22 Members Making News
Last month, Bloomberg compiled stories from ten women about what their decisions to terminate their pregnancies meant for them and how the Supreme Court’s Dobbs Decision will affect women’s abilities to make choices about their lives. CLPHA Board Member Ivory Mathews, executive director of Home...

Job Openings

Displaying 1 - 8 of 8 jobs
Are you looking for a developmental opportunity to contribute to Home Forward’s equity and anti-racist goals?  The Equity Department has created a one-year limited duration Equity Manager role to be a growth opportunity for interested employees.     The Equity Manager will be a key member of a...
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Posted on 11.7.23
Applications due by 11.16.23
Home Forward is seeking a Housing Development Coordinator.  This position supports Home Forward’s strategic and operational objectives by aiding the Development Department’s Affordable Housing Developers and Project Managers with the myriad tasks inherent in affordable multifamily housing...
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Posted on 11.7.23
Applications due by 11.13.23
Home Forward is seeking a Senior Legal Counsel to establish an in-house legal team to assist with strategic and operational objectives that infuse mission, values, and anti-racist approaches into legal analysis and representation.  This position collaborates with key stakeholders, including Home...
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Posted on 3.10.23
Applications due by 3.20.23
Do you have a passion for policy or creating accessible housing for all?  We have a great opportunity for you to make an impact as the Director of Policy and Planning.  This role serves as an influential leader internally, at the state, regional, and national level in advocating for affordable...
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Posted on 3.1.23
Applications due by 3.5.23
Home Forward is seeking a limited duration Compensation and Classification Analyst to support Home Forward’s strategic and operational objectives by coordinating Home Forward’s largest compensation analysis and restructuring initiative while also meeting routine analysis and project needs.  This...
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Posted on 9.1.22
Applications due by 9.15.22
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Posted on 9.1.22
Applications due by 9.15.22
  Home Forward is seeking a Senior Financial Analyst position to support our strategic and operational objectives in the following ways: To design, coordinate and provide sophisticated financial analysis of plans, programs, and  decisions for the Senior Management Team on a broad range of Home...
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Posted on 8.22.22
Applications due by 9.6.22
Home Forward is seeking an Assistant Controller to support Home Forward's strategic and operational objectives in the following way: To manage, supervise and coordinate the accounting and financial activities and operations for the Home Forward including the design, selection and application of...
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Posted on 8.12.22
Applications due by 8.22.22

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