For many seniors (older people), and people with disabilities, finding a place to live that is affordable, accessible, and safe is difficult.

Low-Cost Housing

Home Forward (formerly known as the Housing Authority of Portland) owns and operates public housing apartments for low-income Multnomah County residents. Learn more about applying to live in a Home Foward public housing apartment.

Home Forward also oversees affordable housing apartments, which are privately managed. Learn more about these affordable housing apartments and search the Home Foward database. The waiting list for Section 8 housing, a public assistance program in which Home Forward pays a portion of rent, is currently closed to new applicants.