Housing Rehabilitation Program Washington County
Office of Community Development Housing Rehabilitation Program
328 West Main, Ste. 100
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Contact person: Karen Alice Jones
Phone number: (503) 846-8897
TTY: (503) 846-4598
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Program description: Low interest and deferred interest loans and grants are available to low income Washington County residents for home repairs and accessibility improvements. Home repair loans may be used to finance necessary repairs including roofing, plumbing, electrical and heating systems repair or replacement, weatherization, structural repairs, exterior painting and accessibility improvements. Homeowners are eligible for both repairs and accessibility improvements. Renters are eligible for accessibility improvements only.
Independent Living Resources, Inc.
2410 SE 11th
Portland, OR 97214
Contact person: Sue Westwood
Phone number: (503) 232-7411
TTY: (503) 232-8408
E-mail address: email@example.com
Program description: Provides information and referral for persons who are physically disabled, including accessible housing, and recreation. Also offers living skills and enrichment classes; peer advocacy and support; and transcription to Braille, large print, or cassette tape.
Minor Home Repairs And Adaptations
Washington County Disability, Aging & Veteran Services (WCDAVS) Minor Home Repairs and Adaptations
180 E Main St., Suite 208
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Contact person: Amy Moreno
Phone number: (503) 846-3060
Program description: The Older Americans Act Home Repair Program (administered through WCDAVS) is designed to help clients over 60 years of age with minor modifications, home repairs and adaptations necessary to facilitate the ability of the older individual to remain at home. Repairs could include installing ramps, grab bars, furnace repairs, minor plumbing and electrical repairs, weatherization and other minor home repairs. OAA funds help senior clients who would otherwise experience a financial hardship if they had to pay for home repair services on their own.
Washington County Rebuilding Together
12555 SW 4th Ave
Beaverton, OR 97005
Phone number: (503) 644-4544
Fax: (503) 469-0219
E-mail address: Rtwc@aracnet.com
Program description: Provides free home repairs relating to warmth, safety, and independence to qualified low-income homeowners within Washington County. Priority given to elderly and disabled homeowners, or families with dependent children.
ReFit (formerly Remodelers Foundation)
9755 SW Barnes Rd., Suite 290
Portland, OR 97225
Contact person: Craig Hills, Executive Director
Phone number: (503) 698-8382
Program description: ReFit serves the elderly and persons with disabilities who own their own homes and are not eligible for other home repair programs. They provide necessary remodeling services for homeowners who wish to remain in their homes, but could not otherwise do so. They provide home modification, along with adaptive equipment such as ramps and grab bars. Applicants may not have monthly income of over $2,450 for an individual, or $2,800 for a couple.
Unlimited Choices, Inc./Adapt-A-Home
211 SE 80th Avenue
Portland, OR 97215
Contact person: Brenda Jose
Phone number: (503) 234-6167
Fax: (503) 234-9980
E-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Program description: Unlimited Choices, Inc.™ is a private community based nonprofit organization serving Beaverton, Portland, Gresham, Multnomah County and Vancouver, WA residents. Founded in 1993, the organization is dedicated to providing people with physical disabilities the opportunity to retain or gain their independence by making affordable housing accessible.
Adapt-A-Home™ participants must qualify by HUD income guidelines and may be either renters or homeowners. Community Development Block Grant monies of up to $2,500 may be allocated for the materials and labor necessary to make residences accessible and safe. Unlimited Choices manages all project activities from the initial intake to final payment to the contractor.