Eviction moratoriums and rent assistance kept Oregonians housed, but many face barriers to entry as funding runs out

Some Salem renters got a notice on their door starting early summer, advising them the eviction moratorium had come to an end on June 30, 2021. (Saphara Harrell/Salem Reporter) Oregonians struggling to pay rent faced barriers to getting assistance and slow payments through a $15 million rental assistance program in[Read More…]


Large apartment complex proposed in northeast Salem

The empty lot on Kale Street Northeast where a 324-unit apartment complex has been proposed. (Troy Brynelson/Salem Reporter) Even more housing could soon rise along Kale Street in northeast Salem. This time, developers propose 324 apartments. Northstar Communities, a development firm that has been turning nearly 150 acres of farmland[Read More…]