Yes For Affordable Homes!

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We’re thrilled to announce that in the month since the Portland City Council referred an affordable housing bond measure to the November ballot — and the Yes for Affordable Homes campaign officially launched — 54 organizations and businesses have endorsed the measure!

From the Yes for Affordable Homes website:

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.

Yes to 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

Depave event at Human Solutions Family Center

Check out these photos from our Depave event this Saturday!

Depave, a non-profit whose mission is to remove unnecessary pavement from urban areas to create community green spaces, partnered with Human Solutions to help create a green space at the Human Solutions Family Center.

We had a great turn out at the event and a whole lot of fun! Thank you to everyone who came out and made this event a huge success!

Stay tuned for more information about our progress, as we complete the space with raised garden beds, a rain garden and a children’s play area.