Honors a homeownership project completed in the past year that best demonstrates the ideals of affordability, quality of design, livability, community revitalization or service integration.

Housing Works

Casa Soñada (Dream Home)

In 2015, Housing Works began the Casa Soñada (Dream Home) six single-family homes development in Madras for agricultural workers. Families have an option to purchase after 10 years through a unique lease-to-own contract.  The development was a partnership with Heart of Oregon YouthBuild, providing valuable skills for future employment opportunities for the 150 young people who worked on the project.  In 2018, the final home sixth home on the cul-de-sac was completed.