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Merkley Speaks Out Against Hedge Fund Involvement in Housing Market, Highlights Housing Crisis

Senator Merkley spoke about housing affordability and the grip of hedge funds on our housing market during a Senate Budget Committee hearing titled “A Blueprint for Prosperity: Expanding Housing Affordability” on January 31, 2024. Read more about the End Hedge Fund Control of American Homes Act: https://www.merkley.senate.gov/merkley-smith-lead-bicameral-action-to-ban-hedge-fund-ownership-of-residential-housing/

Merkley, Wyden, Bonamici Announce Over $319,000 for West Tuality Habitat for Humanity to Build Affordable Homes in Rural Washington County

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden, and U.S. Representative Suzanne Bonamici (OR-01), announced today West Tuality Habitat for Humanity is receiving a $319,200 federal grant award to help build eight homes in rural western Washington County.  “Everyone should have a safe, affordable place to call home. This

Merkley, Wyden Announce Over $2 Million in Housing Assistance for Six Oregon Counties

Washington, D.C. – Oregon’s U.S. Senators Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden announced a total of $2,366,528 in U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Housing Choice Voucher (HCV) Program investments are heading to Clackamas, Douglas, Lane, Linn-Benton, Malheur, and Marion counties. “As the affordable housing crisis continues to impact