Skyrocketing rents. Families losing their homes. Seniors on fixed incomes forced out of their neighborhoods. People experiencing homelessness. We are all touched by Portland’s affordable housing crisis. As a community, we must act. Vote YES on Measure 26-179, Portland’s Affordable Housing Bond.
"If I was still out there under a bridge, I think I'd have been done a long time ago. But my apartment has gotten that feeling of security back for me."
"I'm one of the lucky few who can still afford to live in my neighborhood, and I couldn't do it with out my affordable apartment."
"Before I had my affordable home, I was homeless, depressed, and the life was draining out of me… My home gives me a better outlook on life and makes me happier, now I can be successful in life. More people need affordable homes like mine."
Richard & Linda
"After the house we were renting was foreclosed on, we lived in our car for a month… living in this affordable housing has been lifesaving. Here, you feel self-worth and dignity."
"When you're struggling to find a place you can afford on Social Security, you realize that your choices have been taken away from you. Since being able to move into supported housing, I've gone from survival mode to building for my future."