Thank you for attending Housing Opportunity Day!

Thank you so much for being a part of Housing Opportunity Day on April 4th and talking to your legislators about the importance of having a safe, stable place to call home! Sharing your experiences, observations, and opinions with your legislators will truly help move our 2013 Housing Opportunity Agenda forward! We had folks come…

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Homeless Veterans Will Benefit From House Proposal

By Alison McIntosh, Contributing Columnist The Housing Alliance believes everyone needs a safe, stable, and affordable place to call home. We believe that home is the foundation of opportunity; without a home, kids can’t succeed in school and adults can’t be stable at work or address barriers in their lives. Today, too many Oregonians are without…

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A Place to Call Home Remains Unaffordable for Too Many Oregonians

Higher prices in the rental market continue to force Oregon families to choose between paying rent, putting food on the table, and paying utility bills.  A national study reports that the cost of renting an apartment in Oregon has increased again, while unemployment remains high at 8.3%. The slow economic recovery, high unemployment and continued…

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2013 Legislative Session Update

The Legislature has now been in session for just over a month and things are moving very quickly. Here’s a brief update on the bills we are leading and supporting this session. Update The bill to remove barriers for tenants with Section 8 vouchers to rent homes in their preferred communities (HB 2639) had a…

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Create Opportunity

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Preserve Stability

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Strong Communities

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Housing Issues draw spotlight in next legislative session

In a few weeks, the Oregon Legislature will convene for the 2013 Legislative Session. The Housing Alliance and our members see an Oregon where everyone has the safety, security and opportunity that having a stable home provides.

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