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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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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Meet Samm, she ROC’s!

Meet Samm McCrary, a founding ROC member. Her story that she shared with us highlights the struggles and strengths of our dynamic ROC members. She has graciously agreed to share her story and we hope that it will inspire others to advocate as a way to give back to those who are still in need…

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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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