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Welcome to Oregon Housing and Community Services

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.

Interview with Andrea Bell

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The Skanner News sat down with Director Andrea Bell for an in-depth interview on the expanded state Medicaid program that will provide some recipients with health-related social costs like food, rent and home modifications.

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25,000 Milestone Reached!

Homeowner Assistance Fund website screenshot Affordable Rental Housing Pipeline Reaches 25,000 Homes

OHCS has surpassed its July 2019-’24 Statewide Housing Plan goal to triple the existing pipeline of affordable rental housing up to 25,000 homes a year ahead of schedule.

Visit the Statewide Housing Plan dashboard and read the "Reaching 25,000" report.

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Quick Links

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

Read the FAQs​​

​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​​​​

​Get updates for ReOregon's Action Plan​, the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery Action Plan submitted to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

ReOregon webpage​​​

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

OHCS Procurement webpage​​