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State approves housing funds generating over $256.6 million in economic activity across Oregon

Salem, November 6, 2007 – Fourteen low-income housing projects throughout Oregon will receive funding through the Oregon Housing and Community Services autumn 2007 funding cycle, OHCS Director Victor Merced announced Tuesday

Oregon CUs offer help on mortgage tumult

BEAVERTON, Ore., November 8, 2007 -- Two Oregon credit unions, O.U.R. CU of Eugene and SOFCU Community CU of Grants Pass, shared some experiences helping their members find new options for mortgages recently with the Credit Union Association of Oregon

Oregon awarded $1.2 million to assist people with HIV/AIDS

Salem, Oct. 31, 2007 -- The Oregon Department of Human Services has learned it will receive a $1.2 million federal grant to support persons living with HIV/AIDS who have a co-occurring mental illness.

State approves housing funds generating over $32.7 million in economic activity across Oregon

Salem, Oregon – Twelve low-income housing projects throughout Oregon will receive funding through the Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) spring 2007 funding cycle, OHCS Director Victor Merced announced August 8, 2007

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Oregon Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Vietnamese Neighbors and Interfering with...

John Blayne Vangastel, 37, of Klamath Falls, Oregon, pleaded guilty today in the District of Oregon to one count of using threats of force to injure, intimidate and interfere with his neighbors in the enjoyment of their housing rights because they are a family of Vietnamese descent.

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New Coalition Formed to Advance Zero Energy Buildings in Oregon

A group of Oregon-based organizations is announcing the formation of a coalition to advance the rapid adoption of zero energy building standards in the state of Oregon. A zero energy home or commercial building generates as much energy as it consumes over the course of a year through renewable resources. The founding members of the Oregon Zero Energy Buildings Coalition are Earth Advantage, Climate Solutions, New Buildings Institute, NW Energy Coalition, International Living Future Institute, and the Zero Energy Project.