Affordable Housing Assistance

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Program Overview

The Regional Housing & Community Development Program works to improve the communities in our region with an emphasis on housing quality, availability, and affordability. Ensuring safe, affordable, and stable living conditions is always of concern, and even more so during tough economic times.

The Regional Housing Advisory Committee tracks and monitors housing trends and issues within the region, advising the CWCOG board whenever local, state or federal action is needed. Special studies and reports are used to assess the needs of our area, assist community housing partners in meeting the affordable housing needs of our communities, and inform our elected officials of developing issues across our region that require action. The 2007 Regional Housing Plan calls for action to:

  1. Support the conservation and expansion of the affordable housing stock;
  2. Expand opportunities for low income households to achieve homeownership and build wealth;
  3. Meet the need for sound, affordable rental housing stock; and
  4. Promote fair housing opportunities, programs, and services for low and moderate income households.



Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Regional Housing Advisory Committee

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Housing & Homeless Information

Click here for a list of Resources containing links to various agencies' websites pertaining to housing and homelessness

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Contact Staff

For further information, please contact us at, or call 360.577.3041.

Cowlitz-Wahkiakum Council of Governments
Administration Annex
207 4th Avenue North
Kelso, WA 98626

Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


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