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In the Portland Metro Area, Where Does Your Local Government Rank for Affordability?


It's a Crisis

Recent analysis shows Oregon as third worst in the nation for housing affordability.

Housing Affordability

Oregon government is not doing enough to solve Oregon’s ongoing housing affordability crisis.

Fix a Broken System

It’s time to reign in local government and expose its practices and their effect on affordability.

Who We Are


Housing affordability has reached a crisis level in the State of Oregon. Recent analysis shows Oregon as third worst in the nation for housing affordability and that only 26% of households under age 35 live in homes of their own. Only 27% of residents reach a yearly income in Oregon required to pay for a home.

The answer from state and local government thus far has focused on only those who qualify for low income housing and renters.

What about the rest of Oregon?

Thousands of Oregonians make too much to qualify for affordable housing subsidies but also cannot afford to own a home. What are your state and local officials doing to support their constituents?


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What We’re Doing


Housing affordability has reached a crisis level in the State of Oregon.


Affordable Oregon is advocating for greater land availability to help solve our housing crisis.

Oregon has a lack of infrastructure financing options beyond system development charges. This is unsustainable.

The ever-increasing cost (fees, taxes and time to market) of developing and building housing in Oregon is stifling affordable housing.

When it comes to affordable housing for everyone, It’s time for local governments to step up and be judged on

We will holding local government accountable for reasonable timelines and spending and engage in Political/electoral involvement to exact change.

At any given time throughout the Portland Metropolitan Area the future of housing affordability is being discussed and decisions are

Recent Media from Affordable Oregon


Here you will find a selection of news, press releases, and op-eds about our fight for housing affordability in Oregon.