Over $1.7 million in capacity-building grants awarded for rural housing organizations

From KTVL and KPIC:

Oregon Housing and Community Services (OHCS) announced funding awards of more than $1.7 million in General Housing Account Program (GHAP) Capacity Building grants to seven rural housing organizations throughout the state to increase their capacity to address housing needs in their communities.

The organizations are:

  • Burns Paiute Tribe
  • Housing Authority of Malheur & Harney County
  • Clatsop Community Action
  • Community Services Consortium (Linn, Benton, Lincoln counties)
  • North Bend City / Coos-Curry Housing Authorities
  • Peace at Home Advocacy Center (Douglas County)
  • Columbia Cascade Housing Corporation (Hood River, Wasco, Sherman counties)

Each organization will receive $245,000 to create organizational and regional capacity strengthening opportunities through this grant toward development of service-enriched housing, the agency said. These funds were allocated through the Homeless Housing Response and Capacity Strengthening Notice of Funding Availability.

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