OHCS releases first round of 2020 NOFAs

Oregon Housing and Community Services has released the first round of 2020…


Housing Alliance agenda progresses - Senate walk out occurs

As you’ve probably already heard in the news this week, both the Senate and…


Deadline to submit comments on proposed CRA changes extended to April 8

As reported in our January newsletter, changes proposed by the Trump…


Fiscal Managers Peer Learning Group – The Corporate Activity Tax - April 21

The Corporate Activity Tax (CAT) and the effects on the affordable housing…


Rural Policy Council convenes rural CDCs to advance policy priorities

Friday, April 10 10 AM – 12 Noon First Congregational United Church of Christ…


Census 101 - What you need to know about 2020 Census

Tuesday, March 10 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM NW Health Foundation, 3rd Floor, Ramona…


OHCS recommends updates to Rent Increase Policy

In April 2018, OHCS established an approval process for rent increases in…


First steps taken to relaunch statewide policy council with focus on rural voices

An initial meeting was held December 18 to solicit input on relaunching Housing…


Housing Alliance’s 2020 Legislative agenda taking shape

The 2020 Housing Alliance Legislative agenda for the short session beginning in…


Proposed changes to CRA would undermine role of nonprofit CDCs and affordable housing

Changes proposed by the Trump administration to the Community Reinvestment Act…


Land Acquisition Program (LAP) for Urban Homeownership

The Affordable Housing Land Acquisition Revolving Loan Program (LAP) was…


Agriculture Workforce Housing Tax Credits

The Agriculture Workforce Tax Credit (AWHTC) Program (formerly known as…