Oregon Senators announce affordable housing funding

SOUTHERN Ore. —More affordable housing is coming to local rural counties.

Oregon Senators Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley announced some counties will receive a combined $100,000 in affordable housing vouchers.

The Housing Choice Voucher Program works to assist low-income families find safe and affordable housing.

The funds will be distributed to Klamath, Douglas, Malheur, and Umatilla housing authorities.

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