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Low construction rates impact Oregon’s affordable housing supply

Oregon state economist Josh Lehner published a report on the last day of 2019 titled “Economic Trends of the 2010s.” In the report, he concluded that housing construction during the last decade reached a record low despite the state’s prevalent housing shortage.

Rural residents struggle to pay rent

While much has been reported on the ever-increasing rents in urban areas around the United States, rural residents face the same pressures to pay for housing yet have fewer resources to draw on to overcome these challenges.