In May 2020, Metro voters passed the Supportive Housing Services measure (Measure 26-210). The measure will raise money for supportive housing services for people experiencing homelessness or at risk of experiencing homelessness.
Clackamas County will receive 21.33% of the total revenue generated to provide Supportive Housing Services such as:
- rent assistance
- mental health
- addiction and recovery services
- employment assistance
- peers support
Project Updates/Next Steps
On April 13, the Housing Authority of Clackamas County Board approved the draft Local Implementation Plan be sent to the Metro Oversight Committee for review, and finally, review by Metro Council.
Clackamas County Supportive Housing and Services Local Steering Committee
The Supportive Housing and Services Steering Committee is working with Housing Authority staff to develop a Local Implementation Plan, which will guide the way Clackamas County uses the funds. Robust community engagement and staff subject matter expertise input will inform the plan, which includes an emphasis on advancing racial equity and expanding partnerships with culturally-specific providers in the county.
Steering Committee members:
- Tabitha Alajmi, at large member
- Bridget Dazey, at large member
- Commissioner Sonya Fischer (non-voting), Commissioner Appointee
- Jeff Gage, Housing Authority Clackamas County Resident Appointee
- Jana Hak, at large member
- Katrina Holland, at large member
- Awaz Muhamad, at large member
- Rose Ojeda, at large member
- Peter Rosenblatt, Continuum of Care Appointee
- Jill Smith, Health, Housing & Human Services Appointee
- Tony Venzia, at large member
- Kenzie Wige, Youth Action Board Appointee
If you have questions about the Steering Committee, please email email@example.com.
Regional Oversight Committee
The supportive housing services regional oversight committee is convened by Metro to provide independent and transparent oversight of the regional program. Learn more about this committee.