Policy Offices

MAKING SURE EVERY OREGON FAMILY HAS A SAFE PLACE TO SLEEP

Tackling the housing crisis by building and developing 16,300 homes by 2021

READ GOVERNOR BROWN'S HOUSING AGENDA


Recent Accomplishments

Made Investments in Emergency Housing and Shelters to Help the Homeless

  • Put a roof over the heads of 31,000 people who were on the streets using a range of services, including rapid rehousing, emergency and transitional shelter, and homelessness prevention.

Built More affordable homes

  • Since 2015, Oregon has placed over 7,800 affordable homes into development. The state is helping to build new affordable homes in communities across Oregon, close to jobs and schools.

Helped Make Home Ownership Possible

  • In 2017, Oregon provided over $130 million in home loans to create 640 new Oregon homeowners, double the activity from 2016, and more than any year since the onset of the Great Recession.


Governor Brown's Strategy to Make Sure Every Family Has a Safe Place to Sleep

ONE: Prioritize Ending Children’s Homelessness

  • Ensure no kid shows up to school after spending the night in a car by ending homelessness for families with children and investing more resources to help vulnerable families stay in their homes.

TWO: House Oregon’s Veterans

  • End veteran homelessness in Oregon by ensuring veterans have an array of options to  nd and retain housing that meets their needs.

THREE: Invest in Permanent Supportive Housing for the Chronically Homeless 

  • Move people from street corners and doorways and into homes by investing in proven strategies like permanent supportive housing.

FOUR: Accelerate Growth in Housing Supply

  • Dramatically increase the number of affordable homes throughout Oregon by supporting the growth of housing supplies.


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