Governor Kate Brown to Speak at Re-opening of Historic Hotel Julian

Governor Kate Brown and Oregon non-profits will celebrate the preservation, rehabilitation, and grand reopening of the historic Hotel Julian in Corvallis, Oregon on June 4th from 11:30-2pm (Governor’s remarks at 12:30). The Hotel Julian is home to 35 households who earn very low-incomes (average annual income of under $10k) and who are elderly and/or disabled. […]

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NeighborWorks Green Organization Designation

WNHS is currently applying for the NeighborWorks Green Organization designation.  “This designation recognizes NeighborWorks network members who incorporate healthy and sustainable principles into every facet of their operations and throughout their lines of business. NeighborWorks America announced the first group of designees in December 2012 and will continue to grant new designations annually.”   For […]

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HomeSmart Oregon Collaborative Helps First Time Home Buyers

A collaborative partnership between five trusted nonprofit agencies in Oregon, HomeSmart Oregon was created to help first time home buyers access support for the process. First time home buyers throughout the state can find online home buyer education and contact information for an agency with one-on-one home buyer counseling available. Homeownership counselors can help buyers […]

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State Launches New Foreclosure Prevention Counseling Awareness Program, WNHS Local Contact

Non-profits across the state have been contracted to provide free, confidential services to anyone currently facing foreclosure or who could be on their way toward foreclosure. On September 17, 2012, Oregon Housing and Community Services launched a new website as a ‘one-stop shop’ on the web for information about foreclosure, prevention options, and mediation. The […]

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Funding for Safe Affordable Housing: WNHS to Receive Multimillion Dollar Grant to Improve Lancaster Bridge Apartments

Oregon Housing and Community Services Department today announced funding to Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services for the refinancing and rehab of Lancaster Bridge Apartments in Corvallis! The state will provide the largest piece of the $8.3 million financing plan: federal Low Income Housing Tax Credits estimated to deliver $5.7 million in tax credit investor equity. All […]

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WNHS Discovers Mastodon Bones at Development

During the development of a new affordable housing complex–Seavy Meadows in Northeast Corvallis–a heavy equipment operator caught sight of something interesting: mastodon bones buried in the earth. Mid-valley Newspapers has an article about the discovery and you can hear WNHS Executive Director talk about the find on YouTube! A special thanks goes out to the Corvallis Gazette-Times […]

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