Working parents and seniors should be able to afford housing, and still have enough money for groceries and necessities – but our community’s skyrocketing rents are making that impossible for too many. Portland has a shortage of about 24,000 affordable homes and apartments for families and seniors making less than $37,000 per year.
On November 8, Portland voters will have a chance to vote YES for affordable housing, by approving a historic bond measure. This bond funding would help fill the affordable housing gap, creating safe, affordable housing for thousands of people who live and work in our communities. Please join us on September 28th for a Human Solutions Member Hosted AM where Human Solutions and the Welcome Home Coalition will discuss this important measure.
Yes for Affordable Homes is a broad coalition of individuals and organizations working to support the affordable housing bond measure, and make Portland a place everyone can afford to call home. Click here for more info and a list of supporters.
Coffee and breakfast goodies will be provided.
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