Affordable Housing Deficit

Mapping America's Appalling Affordable Housing Deficit

A new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows the depth of the affordable housing crisis. Oregon is below the national average, with only 22 affordable housing units available for every 100 poor families.

Expanding the supply of affordable rental housing allows [Extremely Low Income] households to move out of their unaffordable housing, making these units available to other income groups. Simply put, federal housing policy that targets the most critical housing needs will produce net benefits for everyone.
— NLIHC Report