HOMES FOR GOOD
Local Preferences and Priorities

Homes for Good establishes Local Preferences (LPs) that give priority to eligible families for placement on our waiting lists.

In order to qualify for a local preference, you must meet the criteria and be referred by the Homes for Good-approved entity listed.

Please contact one of the organizations below if you believe you may qualify for a referral. Referrals can be made at any time by a approved entity.

Preferences
Local Preference Partner Agency Contact Information Site/Program
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 Health and Human Services

ShelterCare

Shelter Plus Care

St. Vincent de Paul
Alex Dreher







Hope Birrell
  • Housing Choice Voucher
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 Health and Human Services

Lane County Frequent User System Engagement (FUSE) List

Sara Pyle

Bob Lee









  • Housing Choice Voucher
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 (HCV Only)

Lane County Wildfire Recovery (Sarang and Hayden Bridge Landing)

Head Start of Lane County (Sarang and Hayden Bridge Landing)

Bethel School Disctrict's Mckinney Vento Program (Sarang)
Amanda Brown or Justin Baker

Terra Ralph





Karla Snell




Donna Butera
  • Housing Choice Voucher
  • Sarang PBV
  • Hayden Bridge Landing PBV
Domestic Violence
This preference applies to persons who are victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking.
Hope and Safety Alliance Turning Point Program (HCV Only)

Homes for Good

Laura Blackwell
or call the Crisis Line
(541) 485-6513
hopesafetyalliance.org
  • Housing Choice Voucher
  • Village Oaks
  • Abbie Ln
  • Firwood
Elderly or Disabled
This preference applies to persons who are elderly or disabled and who must be referred from an approved entity.
Full Access (MDC Only) Sandy Leifeste
  • Market District Commons PBV
  • 14 Pines
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 Zach Goodenough
  • Housing Choice Voucher
  • Market District Commons PBV
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 (HCV Only)

Sponsors, Inc.(HCV, All Public Housing Sites

ShelterCare (MLK and The Keystone Only)

Bethel School District Mckinney Vento Program (Sarang Only)

Head Start of Lane County (Sarang Only)
Amy Wilson or Chris Pickering



Joy Wilcox or Lisa Bryant



Royanna Sigler (The Keystone)
Cyrus Daniel (MLK)

Donna Butera




Karla Snell
  • Housing Choice Voucher
  • The Commons on MLK PBV
  • The Keystone PBV
  • Sarang PBV
  • All Public Housing Sites
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
  • Housing Choice Voucher
  • All Public Housing, Multifamily, and Affordable Housing Sites
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.
Laurel Hill Center

Joy Wilcox or Lisa Bryant
  • Housing Choice Voucher
  • Mainstream Voucher
Foster Youth to Independence (FYI) and the Family Unification Program (FUP)
Under FYI, Homes for Good provides housing assistance on behalf of: Youth at least 18 years and not more than 24 years of age (have not reached their 25th birthday) who left foster care, or will leave foster care within 90 days, and are homeless or are at risk of becoming homeless at age 16 or older.
DHS of Lane County Tricia Merrick or Erik East or County Resource Developers
  • Housing Choice Voucher

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