Over 10,000 Oregon households received federal Emergency Rental Assistance funds

State agency says 7,028 applications are in the final steps or have been submitted for funding.

SALEM, Ore. — Tens of thousands of families in Oregon applied for rent assistance during the pandemic. The federal government allocated $204 million to the state to help, but the money came with a deadline. 

Oregon had at least spend 65% of the money by September 30 or the feds could take it back and reallocate the money to a state or municipality that had made more progress processing renters’ applications. 

This dashboard shows that as of September 30, Oregon allocated $69.6 million of its total rent assistance

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