Cost of Housing In Oregon Continues to Rise

Across Oregon, the cost of housing continues to rise rapidly. In the Portland metro area, people earning minimum wage would need to work 82 hours a week just to be able to afford an average one-bedroom apartment and still have money left over for food, utilities, and transportation. In Jackson County, someone would need to […]

Jackson County Reaches Operation Welcome Home Goal

The Operation Welcome Home campaign, running from November 2018 to August 2019, is aimed at addressing Veteran Homelessness. Jackson County, one of 10 Oregon Communities selected to participate in Operation Welcome Home, reached its goal of housing 100 Veterans who were experiencing homelessness.  In Jackson County, the Jackson County Continuum of Care, ACCESS, EasterSeals Oregon, […]

The City of Medford has released a RFP

The City of Medford has released a RFP for projects and programs that accomplish one or more of the following objectives: Create new rental units Increase homeownership opportunities Facilitate land acquisition and infrastructure development for housing Purchase and preserve existing affordable housing Develop permanent supportive housing for homeless and special needs populations Support transitional housing […]