Community Development

COVID-19 Update - The Office of Community Development is closed to public (physical) access. All staff are working remotely and are available by phone and email. The Wood Stove Exchange Program and the Housing Rehabilitation programs are suspended until further notice. The public can also be assisted by calling 503-846-8814 or by emailing

Thank you. We wish you continued health in these uncertain times. We look forward to being back in regular touch with you all soon.

The Office of Community Development administers the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG), and the HOME Investment Partnerships Program (HOME) for Washington County.  

2019 CDBG Logo

The Washington County Office of Community Development is overseen by a Policy Advisory Board which makes decisions regarding the use of the Federal funds that the office administers through the HOME and CDBG programs.  

The Board meets once a month on the second Thursday of the month (September being the exception where they meet on the third Thursday).  The meeting typically starts at 7pm with some exceptions, please see the agenda posted below for time and location.

Agendas for the meetings are posted one week prior to the meeting date both in the Public Service Building and on this website.  

To view the most recent agenda click here.