Annual Awards Gala – Wednesday, Sept. 18

7:00 PM – Hilton Portland Downtown, 921 SW 6th Ave., Grand Ballroom

Housing Oregon’s Annual Awards Gala is first and foremost an opportunity to recognize and celebrate the amazing efforts of the many staff, leaders, volunteers, and projects from affordable housing CDCs across Oregon. Below are the 18 individuals, organizations and projects being recognized for their efforts working towards the day when every Oregonian has a safe and healthy place to call home.

Below are the 2019 Leadership Award winners – Photos and descriptions linked below.

Lifetime Achievement Award – Adolph “Val” Valfre

Gretchen Kafoury Award – Ramon Ramirez

Elected Officials Award – Metro Council

Star Player Awards11 amazing volunteers and employees of nonprofit CDCs

Golden Hammer Award – Two projects recognized

  • Farmworker Housing Development Corporation (FHDC) – Colonia Unidad (Woodburn)
  • Rose Community Development – Orchards of 82nd (Portland)

Golden Key Award – Housing Works  – Casa Soñada (Dream Home)

Asset Champion Award  – Katie Ullrich – Homeownership Program Director, Proud Ground