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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Take Action Today to Protect People staying in their homes

We need your help! This will take about five minutes of your time today, an have a huge impact on our state. We need your help to ask Congress to commit $100 billion in rental assistance to help people who are struggling to pay their rent because of COVID-19. We also need to fight for…

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Updated Eviction Moratorium Information, April

If you’re worried about being able to pay your rent or mortgage because of income lost due to the CoronaVirus, here is what we know.  The short answer: there are protections for people who rent their home in Oregon. First, if you are worried about being able to pay your rent or mortgage, reach out…

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Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium Information

This post has been updated to include information about the Governor’s Executive Order issued on Wednesday, April 1, including updated information from Oregon Law Center. April 1st is today. Rent and mortgage payments are due. If you’re worried about being able to pay your rent or mortgage because of income lost due to the CoronaVirus,…

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Our testimony to the Oregon Legislature on Corona Virus Response

Joint Special Committee on Corona Virus ResponseOregon State Legislature900 Court Street NESalem, OR 97301 Dear Co-Chair Roblan, Co-Chair Holvey, Members of the Committee: I am writing to you on behalf of the Oregon Housing Alliance to share our current thoughts about the need for housing assistance to support Oregonians who are being impacted by COVID…

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End of the 2020 Legislative Session

Yesterday afternoon, the House and Senate both ended the legislative session, adjourning without a quorum. Since early last week, the majority of the Senate and House Republicans have not been in the Capitol, denying a quorum specifically in protest over SB 1530, the bill which would address climate change.  According to Oregon’s constitution, two-thirds of…

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Residents of Affordable Housing at RE:Conference!

By Reyna Gillet Our yearly RE:Conference is just a short three months away.  In keeping with the trend of introducing innovative and inspirational ideas to our conference-goers, we are pleased to announce this year’s RE:Conference will include a track for affordable housing residents. We will be providing opportunities for advocates to learn how to sharpen…

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You’re Invited! 2019 Legislative Session Celebration

You’re invited! We’re hosting a celebration of the 2019 Legislative session, our Housing Opportunity victories, and to thank our Housing Champions! What: Come join the celebration! We will be taking a look back at everything that was accomplished during the 2019 Legislative session, and we’ll be saying a special thank you to our Legislators who…

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