2006 Oregon Fall Photo Gallery

See how HUD funds benefit your community.

[Photo 1: Neighborhood Networks dedication]
Neighborhood Networks Bring Computers and Community
Washington County families celebrate a community computer center at Fircrest Manor, organized by non-profit owner Tualatin Valley Housing Partners.

[Photo 2: Native American celebration]
Housing Information for Everyone
More than 400 households attended Portland's first Native American Housing to Homeownership Fair. It is one of several fairs that bring homebuying information to everyone.

[Photo 3: Groundbreaking of affordable apartments]
Affordable Housing for the Elderly
Retirement Housing Foundation recently broke ground
in Salem for a 67 unit community (top).

Portland's Westmoreland Union Manor (bottom) has provided
affordable housing for the elderly for nearly 40 years.
Affordable housing for the elderly continues to be built under
the Section 202 program.

[Photo 4: Homeless volunteers]
Project Homeless Connect
Over 400 volunteers from Portland and Multnomah County reached out and learned first-hand about the local crisis of homelessness and the community's resolve to work on this tough problem. Homeless families were the focus of a July event and homeless singles were served in January.

[Photo 5: Picture of first FHA house in Oregon]
Making Homeownership Possible
FHA insured its first Oregon home loan in 1935 for this house in Astoria.
Today, FHA is being modernized to continue to meet the needs of citizens
otherwise underserved by the private sector.


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