The Housing Alliance joins the Opportunity Starts at Home campaign!

The Oregon Housing Alliance is pleased to join leading national organizations in education, civil rights, health care and more in a campaign to increase affordable housing across America Washington, DC –  A diverse range of organizations from various sectors announced a new campaign today to increase affordable housing for America’s most vulnerable communities. The Opportunity…

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Join us in advocating for more safe and stable homes

The Oregon Housing Alliance is spending the week in our nation’s capital, Washington DC, with the National Low Income Housing Coalition. On Wednesday, March 21, we’ll join hundreds of other housing advocates to meet with our congressional delegation to speak out for more safe and stable homes for our neighbors in Oregon. You can join…

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Oregon Legislature creates housing opportunity!

The Oregon Legislature adjourned “sine die” (meaning: without a day to reconvene) on Saturday, March 3. Our Housing Opportunity Agenda was hugely successful this session! Our priority item was a significant increase to the document recording fee through HB 4007C. The document recording fee was created in 2009 – it supports housing opportunity by preventing…

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Take action today for Housing Opportunity

We are now more than 60% done with the 2018 Legislative session. In even numbered years, the Legislature convenes for a very short and fast thirty-five day legislative session. This year, the Housing Alliance is seeking a significant increase to the document recording fee, which is a dedicated, ongoing source of revenue which helps prevent…

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Help us create housing opportunity

In 2018, the Legislature convenes for a very short and fast thirty-five day legislative session. This year, the Housing Alliance will be seeking a significant increase to the document recording fee. The document recording fee is a dedicated, ongoing source of revenue which helps prevent and end homelessness, build more affordable homes, and creates access…

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Join us! 2018 Housing Opportunity Day!

Join us for the 2018 Housing Opportunity Day! Take action to help ensure every Oregon has a safe, stable, and affordable place to call home and have fun while doing it — join us for Housing Opportunity Day of the 2018 Legislative Session on Thursday, February 15th! This is your chance to meet your legislators…

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2018 Legislative session begins: advocating for the document recording fee

The Housing Alliance will be seeking a significant increase to the document recording fee in 2018. This is a dedicated, ongoing source of revenue which helps prevent and end homelessness, build more affordable homes, and creates access to homeownership. The bill has been introduced as HB 4007. We believe that the House Committee on Human…

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The Housing Alliance Endorses Yes on Measure 101

The Oregon Housing Alliance has endorsed Measure 101 because we believe that all Oregonians should have access to healthcare. Access to affordable healthcare means we can take care of ourselves and our families. Access to affordable healthcare also means we don’t have to choose between seeing the doctor, and paying rent or a mortgage. Having…

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Save the Date! 2018 Housing Opportunity Day!

Every year, we travel to the Capitol for Housing Opportunity Day. Housing Opportunity Day is a chance to advocate on behalf of people experiencing housing instability, and to share with Legislators why it matters that we all have a safe place to call home. Attendees receive in-depth training on housing issues and how to have…

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OHCS Statewide Housing Plan Outreach

This post has been updated with the latest link for the schedule, as well as a new set of meeting dates, times & locations! Thank you!  Oregon Housing and Community Services is developing its statewide housing plan and seeking feedback from communities around the state! The statewide housing plan will help determine their policy decisions…

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