Affordable Housing

Affordable housing is in high demand

MEDFORD, Ore – Medford’s newest affordable housing complex is nearly complete. Sixty four families are being chosen by lottery this week to earn their spot at Newbridge Place in west Medford. Just over 800 applications were filed for the 64-unit complex. The Housing Authority …

Easing rent burden in Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls, Ore. – Klamath Falls is exploring ways to reduce ‘rent burden’ as part of a statewide effort to improve access to affordable housing. About one out of every three households in Klamath Falls are considered ‘severely rent burdened’. A group …

New Oregon law seeks to ease rent burden

Klamath Falls, Ore. – If you spend more than half of your income on housing, you’re considered ‘severely rent burdened’ in Oregon. Oregon House Bill 4006 is a new state law aimed at addressing housing affordability. “As a local community, we are …

Want affordable housing bonds? Voter approval is a must

ROGUE VALLEY, Ore.–  There were five state-wide measures on Oregon’s 2018 midterm ballot covering everything from taxes to illegal immigration enforcement policies and funding for abortion. Only one of the five is passing – Measure 102. The measure asked voters if local governments …