Will Fannie and Freddie’s demise be the biggest thing to happen for affordable rental housing in 40 years?

Tweet Two days ago The National Low Income Housing Coalition released this promising news out of the Senate Banking Committee: Senate Banking Committee Chair Tim Johnson (D-SD) and Ranking Member Mike Crapo (R-ID) released the legislative text of their bipartisan housing finance reform proposal. The bill as drafted would provide the most significant new investment […]

Oregon IDA Initiative continues to create pathways to prosperity

Fifty years ago President Johnson described to a Joint Session of Congress the plight of Americans who “live on the outskirts of hope” because of poverty or race.   Addressing the widening income gap is again at the forefront of our country and state policy dialogues. At Neighborhood Partnerships our mission is to create opportunity […]

Faith Leaders Call on Legislature to Act to Prevent and End Homelessness

PRESS RELEASE November 20, 2013 For Immediate Release Contact: Alison McIntosh (503) 816-2882 Across Oregon, faith leaders and congregations join together to serve our communities. They act to address and meet immediate needs, including shelter and food, for families across Oregon. On November 22, the Day of Homelessness Awareness, faith leaders will come together to […]

Oregon IDA Initiative releases latest evaluation report

The Oregon Individual Development Account (IDA) Initiative is pleased to release the latest evaluation of our efforts. The evaluation, conducted by Portland State University’s Regional Research Institute shows a continued track record of success and long term financial behavior changes by participants. Since 2008, over 1,775 individuals have successfully graduated from the Initiative and more […]

Join us to talk about asset building

Neighborhood Partnerships is convening a meeting on Thursday, October 31st  to discuss what’s happening around asset building in Oregon. The meeting will include discussions of proposals coming forward to the 2014 and 2015 Legislative session, as well as discussions about what was passed in the 2013 session and is now being implemented. In addition, we […]

2013 Oregon Legislative Session Ends

On Monday, July 8, the Oregon Legislature ended the 2013 Session. Neighborhood Partnerships has been busy during the session, both in our role as convener of the Housing Alliance and with other partners in working on legislation to increase opportunities for Oregonians with low incomes. We want to thank our partners who helped accomplish these […]

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