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Historic partnerships lauded in Native American affordable housing opening


January 31, 2020

Today, local leaders celebrated the opening of a historic affordable housing project intended to provide permanent supportive housing in Portland.

Leaders including Siletz Tribal Chairman Delores Pigsley; Multnomah County Commissioners Susheela Jayapal, Sharon Meieran, and Jessica Vega Pederson; and Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler; joined representatives the US Housing and Urban Development, Oregon Housing and Community Services, Native American Youth and Family Center (NAYA), the Native American Rehabilitation Association (NARA), Home Forward, and Community Development Partners (CDP), for the ribbon cutting ceremony of Nesika Illahee, Native American Youth and Family Center’s most recent affordable housing development in Portland.


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