News & Updates

2023/24 Legislative Session, the HIP’s accomplishments

State Revolving Loan Fund The Fund aims to subsidize the production of housing for Oregon's workforce that would not otherwise be financially feasible. Local jurisdictions, at their discretion and in conjunction with OHCS, may access the fund to boost development of...

ABC News highlights Project Turnkey

A recent ABC News article, 'How one state is tackling homelessness by turning abandoned buildings into shelters', covers Oregon's Project Turnkey and highlights the importance of innovations in addressing our state's homelessness crisis. View the article here:...

Oregon Legislature Approves $45M for Housing Production

Over the past year and a half, the Housing Innovation Partnership has been conducting housing research and developing innovative approaches focused on middle housing financing incentives, modular housing, and local capacity building. A set of recommendations have been...

The Workforce Housing Imperative

With a housing deficit of around 140,000 units, there is no question that Oregon needs to build more housing. We have programs in place to subsidize construction of affordable housing, serving those making 60% or less of area median income (AMI). The market is able to...