South Corvallis and Lincoln City motels to be repurposed for homeless

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From the Lincoln City Homepage:

Oregon’s Project Turnkey was awarded three grants totaling $11.4 million for properties in Corvallis, Eugene and Lincoln City to purchase and transform hotels for temporary lodging of those affected by crisis.

Northwest Coastal Housing is slated to receive $3,348,000 to purchase a 42-room hotel along Highway 101 in Lincoln City. Priority will be given to community members displaced by the Echo Mountain Complex Fire. Located at 1014 NE Hwy 101, the new Phoenix Rising NW” is anticipated to be in use beginning March 2021.

Click here to read the full article.

From the Corvallis Gazette-Times:

Corvallis Housing First received just under $2.5 million to purchase the (Budget Inn) at 1480 SW Third St. The Corvallis grant is part of Project Turnkey, an initiative that is using $65 million in legislative appropriations for acquiring motels and hotels to house the homeless, those at risk of homelessness and those displaced by last fall’s wildfires.

The Community Services Consortium has awarded $2.5 million to a range of groups in recent months. CSC also received $3.5 million in federal CARES Act funding for emergency rental assistance, but those funds were used for a wider client base than just the homeless.

Click here to read the full article. For more information on Corvallis Housing First‘s Budget Inn project, visit corvallishousingfirst.org/budget-inn-project-faqs-2-28-21

CSC has been honored to be included in both of these efforts, providing hundreds of thousands of dollars for supportive funding and continuing our collaboration and involvement going forward.

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