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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Make your voice heard for housing opportunity!

The Legislative session is well underway in Oregon, and it’s time for the Ways & Means Roadshow. If you’ve advocated with the Housing Alliance before, you know that this is a crucial moment in making sure that legislators know that safe, stable and affordable homes must be a top budget priority in Salem, and the…

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CALL TO ACTION: Share your support for investments in housing opportunity!

This week began with the OHCS Budget Hearings – it’s three days of committee hearings on HB 5011, which is the OHCS budget as it is included in the Governor’s budget.  This is our opportunity for advocates to testify. We need to share support for important parts of the budget, and help Legislators understand how…

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Meet TomiRene: She ROCs!

We like to bring ROC member stories to light as a way to introduce people to the amazing folks who are a part of this network. This month we are bringing you some of TomiRene’s story! Meet TomiRene Hettman, one of ROC’s founding Members. Here’s her story: My name is TomiRene Hettman, and I was…

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ROC Leaders join Movement Building Convening

This July, ROC members have been participating in the third annual Movement Building Convening. This convening is being sponsored by Community Change, a national organization supporting the resident network in Oregon, to bring together advocates in Washington, California, and Louisiana, each with their own active resident led organizing networks. Each year, this event brings together…

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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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Meet Michelle, She ROCs!

Meet Michelle Thurston, a founding ROC member. Her story highlights the many ways that our dynamic ROC members’ lives have been changed by affordable housing. She has graciously agreed to share her story and we hope that it will inspire others to advocate. Michelle believes in advocacy and we are proud to have her as…

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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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