Audit finds issues with Oregon housing programs

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Friday, July 26, 2013

An audit found significant overlap with 120 state programs that help low-income Oregonians get affordable housing.

“Obtaining affordable housing is critical for Oregonians trying to escape the cycle of poverty and become self-sufficient,” said Secretary of State Kate Brown. “Oregon cannot afford wasteful duplication. We need to be sure that tax dollars are being spent efficiently and stretched as far as possible.”

Gov. John Kitzhaber proposed, and the Legislature adopted a budget that requires the housing department to prepare a re-organization plan before next February in order to receive funding for the second year of the biennium.

Read more at KTVZ.

 

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