HOMES FOR GOOD

Waitlist for income-based 2-bedroom apartments at Fourteen Pines is now open

Section 8: Local Preferences and Priorities

Homes for Good has established 8 Local Preferences (LPs), and gives priority to serving these eligible families for placement on our waiting list for the Housing Choice Voucher, or Section 8, program. In order to qualify for a local preference, you must meet the criteria and be referred by the Homes for Good-approved entity listed.

Section 8 (Housing Choice Vouchers)

Local Preference Partner Agency Contact Information
Continuum of Care
Participants in Lane County’s Continuum of Care programs, who have completed an assessment for move on readiness with a system screening tool and are referred through Lane County Coordinated Entry based on prioritized readiness.
Lane County

ShelterCare

Shelter Plus Care

St. Vincent de Paul
Must be referred by Partner Agency to Lane County
Disabled Homeless
This preference applies to disabled homeless families. The definition of ‘disabled homeless’ for this purpose will be included in the MOU/MOA with the qualified entity.
HIV Alliance


South Lane Mental Health

Options Counseling

Lane County Frequent User System Engagement (FUSE) List
Sara Pyle spyle@allianceor.org

Kelly Rowlett kelly.rowlett@slmh.org





Must be referred by Lane County approved FUSE Partner Agency
Displaced Family (Fire or Natural Disaster)
This preference applies to families who are displaced as a result of a fire or Natural Disaster. Persons who claim they are being or have been displaced due to fire or Natural Disaster must be a resident of Lane County and have written verification from First Place Family Center, the Red Cross, local Fire Department, of displacement. Referrals must be received within 45 days of the displacement.
First Place Family Center Kristine Craft kristine.craft@svdp.us
Domestic Violence
This preference applies to persons who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
Womenspace Turning Point Program Crisis Line
(541) 485-6513
womenspaceinc.org
Elderly or Disabled
This preference applies to persons who are elderly or disabled and who must be referred from an approved entity
Homeless Veteran Family
This preference applies to homeless veteran families who must be referred from Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF). The definition of ‘homeless’ and ‘veteran’ for this purpose will be included in the MOU/MOA with the qualified entity.
Supportive Services for Veteran Families Foster Martinez foster.martinez@svdp.us
Transitional Homeless Family
This preference applies to transitional housing persons who are homeless. The definition of ‘homeless’ and ‘transitional’ for this purpose will be included in the MOU/MOA with the qualified entity.
Catholic Community Services G Street OASIS program

Sponsors, Inc.
Amy Wilson gstreet@ccslc.org




Terri Hsieh thsieh@sponsorsinc.org
Permanent Housed Family
This preference applies to families that are currently served in other permanent housing assistance programs administered by Homes for Good, when the other program is unable to serve the family and when such assistance is necessary for Homes for Good to appropriately house the family.
Homes for Good Requires approval of Directors of both programs

Mainstream Vouchers

Local Preference Partner Agency Contact Information
Non-Elderly Person with Disabilities
This preference applies to non-elderly persons with disabilities who are transitioning out of institutional and other segregated settings, at serious risk of institutionalization, homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless.
Laurel Hill Center

Sponsors, Inc.
housingservices@laurel.org


Terri Hsieh thsieh@sponsorsinc.org

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