Attention Residents, Participants, Staff, and Community Partners:

Great news! Housing Works has reopened it’s doors to the public.
Hours of operation will resume to regular business hours (Monday – Thursday 8am to 5pm, Friday’s 8am to noon).

Please scroll further down for additional details.

The drop box located outside our building is still available for use anytime. You may also continue to submit changes/paperwork by fax, mail or email.

Mail: 405 SW 6th St, Redmond, OR
Fax: 541-923-6441
Email: [email protected]

For a full contact list of Housing Works employees,

please click here.

On April 10th, 2020, HUD issued a list of waivers allowing PHAs additional flexibility during the COVID-19 pandemic. To view the waivers implemented by Housing Works, please click here. NOTE: Most COVID waivers expired on December 31, 2021. Please contact your Housing Specialist for additional information.

Facts about COVID-19 coronavirus by county and the Oregon Health Authority can be found here:

Deschutes County Crook County Jefferson County State of Oregon


There are no current waitlist openings at this time. Check back regularly for our next waitlist opening.


Emergency Housing Vouchers now available!

Starting July 1, 2021 Housing Works will begin issuing Emergency Housing Vouchers to eligible referrals in collaboration with the Anti Trafficking Project, Homeless Leadership Coalition and Saving Grace. Scroll below for further details.



Housing Works offices will be closed the following dates from July to September 2022:

  • Thursday, July 28th for All Staff training
  • Monday, September 5th, 2022 for Labor Day

Phone lines and email communication will resume outside of these dates and under regular office hours.


Emergency Housing Vouchers

As of July 1, 2021 Housing Works began issuing Emergency Housing Vouchers to eligible referrals in collaboration with the Anti Trafficking Project, Homeless Leadership Coalition and Saving Grace. If you would like more information regarding these vouchers and where to apply, click here.

In order to be determine eligibility, applicants must first be referred by Central Oregon’s Continuum of Care or a Victim Service Provider. When vouchers become fully leased, our partners will continue to maintain an interest list. Eligible applicants on the interest list will be referred by a partner agency when vouchers become available. To be referred and determine if you qualify, please connect with one of our partners below.

  • Anti Trafficking Project (541) 647-0658, site visit click here
  • Homeless Leadership Coalition (541) 630-2533, site visit click here
  • Saving Grace (541) 389-7021, site visit click here

We’ve Re-opened!

We are happy to announce that Housing Works has re-open its doors to the public. Thank you for all your patience! Now that we’ve reopened, here’s just a few things to keep in mind:

  • We are returning to regular business hours (Monday – Thursday 8am to 5pm, Friday’s 8am to noon)
  • When entering our office, we ask that anyone that has been exposed or with COVID related symptoms not come into the office or wear a mask.
  • Limited occupancy will be available in the lobby (under 6 guests at a time)
  • If a client would like to speak with their Housing Specialist, they may do so by appointment only. We will be unable to accept walk-ins for these types of requests.
  • Clients can pre-schedule appointments by calling 541-923-1018 directly
  • The drop box located in the front of our building is still available for use anytime
  • For a complete contact list of all Housing Works Employees, please click here.

Our Mission – “fostering dignity through housing”

Welcome to the Housing Works website.  Here you will find information and resources on all aspects of housing services including rental assistance, apartment communities and home buying programs.  We are the local housing authority for Deschutes, Crook and Jefferson counties. We offer the Housing Choice Voucher rental assistance program funded by HUD, affordable housing for rent through our award winning apartment communities, and home ownership opportunities.  In addition, this site will also provide you information on our client services programs that feature asset building, opportunities for kids and family sustainability.

Learn more about Housing Works here.

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For Investors

Housing Works has the largest multifamily housing portfolio in Central Oregon.  Learn more about how we work with private capital to finance affordable housing and provide tax benefits to investors.

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