The Housing Action Team
We’re working on affordable housing, preservation of existing structures, sustainable new home building, and reducing homelessness.
Affordable Housing Project
There are concerns about the need for more affordable housing in Corvallis. To provide more information about what’s already available and encourage creative approaches, we organized a tour and two forums. There was a lot of interest, and we are continuing to research and explore creative options.
Homeless Services Information Cards
We created a card with information about food, shelter, and support services for people who are facing food and home insecurity. The small, easy to carry, weather resistant card is distributed to faith communities, agencies, and individuals who want to help share the cards with people in need.
After interviewing representatives of different organizations that serve homeless people and talking informally with people in the community, we found that there are misconceptions about WHO is homeless and WHY they are homeless.
We decided to make a video to give people who are already homeless – or at risk of becoming homeless – a chance to tell their stories. We’re looking for individuals who are willing to be in the video. We’ve found that people are reluctant to being filmed, even if we protect their identities, and so we’ve decided to use still shots for most of the video. If you know someone who would like to tell their story, please .
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The Housing Action Team has developed some ambitious goals. Learn more about our vision, goals, strategies and actions.