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  • HFA News
    August 4, 2010

    The U.S. Department of Treasury approved Oregon’s plans for four new foreclosure prevention programs today. One of five states to receive second round Hardest Hit Funds, Oregon received notice in late March that it would receive $88 million in funding for foreclosure prevention to help approximately 6,000 households across the state. Oregon Housing and Community Services submitted a proposal to Treasury in early June outlining programs it would create to responsibly distribute the funds to struggling Oregon homeowners.

  • HFA News
    August 2, 2010

    Funds are still available to help low-income Oregon homeowners replace old appliances, according to Oregon Housing and Community Services, the state agency that runs the Appliance Rebate Program. The agency expects to distribute approximately 2,000 vouchers to qualified homeowners on a first-come, first-served basis, until they run out.

  • HFA News
    June 3, 2010

    Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) submitted a proposal for review to U.S. Treasury today that outlines its plan for disbursing $88 million in foreclosure assistance funds.

    One of five states to receive second round Hardest Hit funds through the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), Oregon received notice in late March that it will receive $88 million in foreclosure assistance funds because of its high rate of unemployment.

  • HFA News
    December 9, 2009

    Salem - Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) today announced a funding opportunity for
    farmworker housing. The agency’s Farmworker Housing Tax Credit program for 2010 will make
    available $3,625,000 in 2010 tax credits ($7.25 million in eligible costs) to construct, acquire and/or
    rehabilitate housing for low- or very-low-income farmworkers.

    “Tax-credit supported housing projects benefit families, children, and the communities in which they
    live,” said OHCS Director Victor Merced. “Children do better in school because of the housing.
    Families become more stable. And, farmers and growers have a steady and permanent labor force.”

  • Press Releases
    November 7, 2008

    Twenty-three state Housing Finance Agency (HFA) programs were recognized during the National Council of State Housing Agencies’ (NCSHA) recent Annual Conference and Tradeshow.