Our coalition works to increase community-held knowledge of housing policy through research & community events. See resources below:

We Need More Affordable Housing

A Regional Housing Needs Assessment by OHCS and ECONorthwest released in 2021 concluded that Oregon must create an estimated 554,691 more housing units to fulfill the state’s housing needs between 2020-2040. This resource documents our regional & state housing shortages.

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Say No to Portland's Mass Camps

These talking points were created in response to Portland’s 2022 proposal to invest $27 million into mass encampments for unhoused people & enforce a camping ban. The document reviews our opposition to this plan & proposes alternative solutions.

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Oregon Housing Policy History

Portland is facing a deep housing affordability crisis marked by residential segregation and a racial gap in homeownership. This research, conducted by Welcome Home’s 2021 Emerson Fellow, reviews federal & local housing policies and their impact on the housing crisis.

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