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Government Relations

What We Do

OHCS Government Relations Section guides agency participation in state and federal legislative efforts to positively advance OHCS' mission and values for the benefit of all Oregonians, including through legislative advocacy, rulemaking, and compliance with public records laws.

Legislative Agenda Development

 DRAFT 2023 Legislative Agenda Memo ​

Webinars 

Affordable Rental Housing Division DRAFT Agenda 

ZOOM Webinar Recording​

 Webinar Presentation 


Housing Stabilization Division DRAFT Agenda 

 ZOOM Webinar Recording​

 Webinar Presentation


Homeownership Division DRAFT Agenda 

 ZOOM Webinar Recording​

 Webinar Presentation 

​Transcriptions for each webinar are avaialble upon request

Survey

OHCS 2023 DRAFT Legislative Agenda Survey 

 Survey Questions (PDF)​

Lin​k to Complete Survey​ - Complete by May 30th!

OHCS 2021 DRAFT Legislative Agenda​

Surveys

View high level feedback received on the DRAFT 2021 Legislative Agenda.

Webinars

Affordable Rental Housing Division Agenda

Homeownership Division Agenda

Housing Stabilization Division Agenda

Legislative Session Materials
Government Relations Staff

​Nicole Stingh (she/her) has focused her career on policy issues at the intersection of affordability and equity. Nicole joined the agency in October 2018 after working in the Oregon Legislature, and she became the Assistant Director of Government Relations in August 2021. She oversees the direction of OHCS Government Relations and is point on federal and budget matters.


Brit McLean (she/her) joined OHCS in September of 2021 after serving in a number of roles with the Oregon Legislature. She believes that housing policy focused on equity is fundamental to the success of health, education, and economic policy. Brit is the legislative and government relations lead on issues related to OHCS’ Affordable Rental Housing Division including development, preservation, and resident support services.​

Leann Knapp (she/her) is passionate community and legislative advocate who has worked at the intersections of healthcare access, immigrant rights, food justice, and housing. She has previously worked in the Oregon Legislature, in non-profit organizations, and in advocacy spaces. Leann joined OHCS in February of 2022 as a Legislative & Government Relations Coordinator where her primary focus is on Housing Stabilization issues, such as rental assistance, homeless services and prevention, and more.  

Alexandra Ring (she/her) is passionate about working to better the lives for Oregonians. Alexandra joined OHCS in 2021 as Legislative and Communications Coordinator, she previously worked in the Oregon Legislature and U.S. Congress. At OHCS she primarily works with the Homeownership Divisions and Disaster Recovery and Resiliency Division, focusing on making homeownership affordable for Oregonians and recovery from the 2020 wildfires. 

Jaci Ladewig (she/her) joined OHCS in May 2019 after leading diverse efforts in multiple levels of policymaking to include, working within grassroot and nonprofit organizations, local governments, serving in the US Army and for Executive Branch state agencies. She helps to support many strategic planning efforts, legislative reporting requirement, leads the agency’s equitable rulemaking process and is the Veteran housing policy expert.  

Jenny Mundy, MLIS, (she/they) is OHCS’ Public Records Officer, managing public records requests and coordinating agency-wide records management. Jenny is passionate about connecting people with information resources and is continually seeking ways to improve transparency and accountability through public records.