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Oregon makes strides in processing rent assistance applications but most renters still waiting for a

By Jamie Goldberg | The Oregonian/OregonLive

Oregon has made significant strides in tackling a massive rent assistance backlog over the last month — seemingly enough to persuade the federal government that the state should keep its funding for the program, and perhaps receive more. But some Oregon counties that received rent assistance directly from the federal government still lag expectations. Those counties may have to return a portion of their funding, even as thousands of renters still report that they need the funds to stave off evictions.

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