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Caritas Housing

Shelter is a basic human need deserved by all. Explore our properties, view unit availability, and learn how you or your organization can partner with Catholic Charities to create lasting housing solutions for our neighbors in need.

People-first housing

Our Caritas Housing team develops affordable homes for those in need of support

Catholic Charities’ dedicated housing entity, Caritas Housing, began working in 1998 to acquire, develop, rehabilitate, and manage permanent affordable housing across the state for those in need of a home. We partner with property managers, contractors, project developers, funders, and our communities to create places for individuals and families to thrive, placing special emphasis on trauma-informed, equal opportunity projects.

Partner with us

If you have a property that you’d like to sell or donate to be used as affordable housing, please email our Development Team.

Looking for housing?

To view unit availability and amenities, explore our properties using the interactive map below. Available units are updated regularly, but many properties utilize a waiting list. For for any leasing and community management issues, please contact the leasing agent directly.

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PROPERTIES & COMMUNITIES
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UNITS
1900
RESIDENTS

Our residents

Of those we serve:
  • 60% are female-headed households
  • 40% are children
  • 15% have a disability
  • 10% are seniors
Articles

Catholic Charities USA: Housing Initiatives Restore Dignity Leaving the Streets Behind

Posted By | Raeann Boero, Communications Coordinator
Catholic Charities of Oregon’s Healthy Housing Initiative has become a model for other Catholic Charities across the United States. “At its heart, the Healthy Housing Initiative (HHI) is about seeing the dignity of every person. A person-centered, comprehensive approach to chronic homelessness, the program meets people where they are and moves them into permanent supportive…

KGW8: Crew breaks ground on $60M affordable housing development in Happy Valley

Posted By | Raeann Boero, Communications Coordinator
Monday, March 28, Catholic Charities of Oregon broke ground on their newest affordable housing project known as Good Shepherd Village. The project is funded in part by Metro and 11 acres of the land was donated by The Brockamp Family.  Good Shepherd Village will include 143 units of affordable housing; construction is estimated to be…

Volunteer Spotlight: University of Portland Nursing Students

Posted By | Raeann Boero, Communications Coordinator
At Catholic Charities of Oregon (CCO) we are blessed with a robust community of volunteers throughout our various programs. Today we would like to highlight the partnership between the University of Portland’s school of nursing and our resident services.

Donor Appreciation Spotlight: Chris Duffin

Posted By | Catholic Charities of Oregon
We are fortunate to have extremely generous donors and volunteers who give their time, energy, support and resources to Catholic Charities. As part of our donor and volunteer appreciation campaign, we are recognizing individuals and organizations who share God’s love and help to spread light by partnering with Catholic Charities. Because of them, we are…