Affordable Housing

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 …