2021 Legislative Session Recap: Access to Homeownership and Assets

The 2021 Legislative session included a number of proposals to help people access or maintain homeownership, and access assets. Read on for details on what was proposed and what passed this session. Foreclosure Moratorium & Foreclosure Counseling (HB 2009, HB 5011): The Legislature reinstated the foreclosure moratorium (HB 2009) to protect homeowners from losing their homes in…

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2021 Legislative Session Recap: Building & Maintaining Affordable Housing

The 2021 Legislative session included a number of proposals to build and maintain affordable housing, including changes to our land use laws to make it easier to build affordable housing. Read on for details on what was proposed and what passed this session. Increasing our supply of safe, stable, and affordable housing across Oregon (SB…

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2021 Legislative Session Recap: Addressing Homelessness & Protecting Renters

The 2021 Legislative session included a number of proposals to prevent and end homelessness for members of our community, and to provide protections to people who rent their homes. Read on for details on what was proposed and what passed this session. Prevent and End Homelessness (HB 5011): Investments in the Emergency Housing Account (EHA) and…

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Meet Mandee: She ROCs!

Meet Mandee Seeley. Mandee joined ROC in 2020 and hasn’t slowed down.  She brings a ton of passion to this work, and we are lucky to have had her join the ranks. We look forward to seeing what else Mandee will do for housing justice in her community. Here is her story: I have been…

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Letters to the Editor: Affordable housing need is urgent

 

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Take Action Today! Rent Relief Now!

Updated! Take Action Today!Call our Congresspeople: Oregonians need relief now We need your help! This will take about five minutes of your time today, and have a huge impact for our neighbors and our community. We need your help to ask our Congressional delegation to commit rent and mortgage payment assistance. Congress is considering the…

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Out of Reach: 2020

For Immediate Release: July 14, 2020 Contact: Alison McIntosh503-816-2882amcintosh@neighborhoodpartnerships.org  Cost of Housing in Oregon Continues to Rise Despite PandemicHousing stability is critical during the COVID pandemic; Salem, Ore. – All Oregonians need a safe, stable, and affordable place to call home. The cost of a place to call home in Oregon continues to rise this…

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Special Session Update

Last week, the Oregon Legislature met in a special session to address both police accountability and emergency COVID needs. They accomplished a significant amount in a few short days, and there is more to do. This update includes information on the housing actions that they took during the special session. A huge thank you to…

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Special Session Action Alert

Call or email your State Legislators, and submit written testimony TODAY to help protect people in their homes! Urgent! We need your help! This will take about five minutes of your time today, and have a huge impact on our state and our neighbors. We need your help to ask our State Legislators to extend…

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Take Action Today to Extend our Eviction Moratorium!

Call your State Legislatorsto help protect people in their homes We need your help! This will take about five minutes of your time today, and have a huge impact on our state and our neighbors. We need your help to ask our State Legislators to extend our eviction moratorium and enact a repayment period. We…

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