Oregon Topics: Real Estate
Owning a home continues to be a fundamental part of the "American Dream." Over the years, low interest rates and government programs for first time home buyers have made the dream a reality for more Oregonians than ever. However, the mortgage crisis that developed in 2008 revealed significant problems with the system. More recently, the cost of buying a home in many communities has become prohibitively expensive for a growing number of Oregonians.
This guide highlights some of the many resources related to buying and selling real estate.
(includes contact information, agency history, records retention schedules, budgets, and records held by the Oregon State Archives)
Agency programs (includes resources related to buying or renting a home, weatherization, foreclosure, loans, tax credits, and more)