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Welcome to Oregon Housing and Community Services 

Oregon Housing and Community Services provides resources for Oregonians to reduce poverty and increase access to stable housing. Our intentional focus on housing and community services allows the agency to serve Oregonians across the housing continuum, including preventing homelessness, providing housing stability supports, financing the building and preservation of affordable housing, and encouraging homeownership.

Learn more about the five-year Statewide Housing Plan, a roadmap to OHCS' approach in paving the way for Oregonians to have access to stable housing opportunities.

Oregon director hails achievement of housing goals

Peter Wong | Oregon Capital Bureau

The director of Oregon’s housing agency says there is more work ahead, even as three goals to increase the supply of housing and make it more affordable have been reached a year before a deadline set in the state’s five-year plan.

Andrea Bell spoke in an interview as the Oregon Department of Housing and Community Services helped celebrate the July 27 opening of 116 apartments for low-income families in the second phase of Colonia Paz in Lebanon. The agency contributed $15.4 million toward its construction. The project was built by Farmworker Housing Development Corporation of Woodburn, which opened 24 units for farmworkers in the first phase last year.

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2023: A year of housing achievements and highlights


Hear from staff across Oregon Housing and Community Services as we take a moment to reflect on work done in 2023 and anticipate what's to come in 2024. This work would not be possible without our partners across the state working together to ensure everyone in Oregon has access to safe, stable, and affordable housing.

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​Governor Kotek has signed three executive orders to address the state’s housing and homelessness crisis.​

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​Find information on ​rent assistance, COVID-19 changes to landlord/tenant law, cooling resources and other programs available to help tenants and landlords.​​​​

Landlord and ​Tenant Resources webpage​​​​

Stay up to date on ReOregon, the federally funded recovery program for survivors of the 2020 Labor Day Disasters, and learn how to apply for assistance.

ReOregon webpage​​

​OregonBuys is the new ​web-based eProcurement system. Learn more and sign up for ​updates on procurement opportunities below.

OHCS Procurement webpage​​

​​Explore statewide housing data monitored by OHCS. This includes information such as county profiles, homeownership, affordable rental housing, energy services, and more.

Data Dashboards home page​