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Homeowner Assistance Fund

About the Homeowner Assistance Fund

OHCS has received $90 million from the U.S. Treasury to assist homeowners through the Homeowner Assistance Fund (HAF)

Before requesting assistance through HAF, we ask that homeowners contact their servicer and/or a free housing counselor about immediate options. There are many viable options available through your servicer for most Oregon homeowners. HAF may not be the best option for homeowners and obtaining HAF assistance may prevent you from taking advantage of other options. You can locate a housing counselor using the list of HAF intake partners at the bottom of this page.

Am I eligible to apply? Please review our HAF program website at If you meet the eligibility requirements, you may submit an application online or with the assistance of a HAF intake partner. Please only submit an application when you are eligible to apply because homeowners who apply before the right time are withdrawn and cannot re-apply for 90 days. 

If you received HAF funds and need a payoff statement, email

Video: HAF Facebook Live session in English and Spanish

Resources for Homeowners

HAF Application Materials

Below are some resources about HAF:

Below are some resources for homeowners who are most at risk of entering into foreclosure:​


After completing stakeholder and public engagement and making revisions based upon additional U.S. Treasury guidance, Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) has submitted the HAF Plan and draft program terms below. 

Mortgage Reinstatement Program Submission
 Forward Payment Assistance Program Submission
 HAF Plan Submission

Based upon Oregon's needs analysis and feedback, Oregon will offer 1) a mortgage reinstatement program (to bring mortgages current) and 2) a forward payment assistance program (to help homeowners with ongoing financial hardship). Please note that these proposed program terms must be approved by the U.S. Treasury and are subject (and likely) to change based upon the U.S. Treasury's response. OHCS will provide an update once the program terms are finalized.

In late November 2021, the U.S. Treasury provided the below feedback and questions on Oregon's submitted HAF Plan and program terms. OHCS is working on responses and revisions to the plan and program terms to obtain approval from U.S. Treasury.​

US Treasury Feedback​

Resources for Housing Counselors


HAF Intake Partners

The following homeownership centers offer assistance with the HAF application process*:

*If you don’t see your county listed, please contact the nearest organization to you.

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