Coalition of non-profits investing more than $37 million in Malheur County affordable apartments

The Presbyterian Community Care Center, closed several years ago, is due to get a makeover and to reopen as an apartment complex with what are considered affordable rents. (The Enterprise/Pat Caldwell).

ONTARIO – Malheur County will get one of the largest increases in affordable housing in years as a coalition of nonprofits unite to invest more than $37 million over the next two years.

The result will be 157 apartments, a 22% increase in the affordable housing stock locally.

“I think it is a huge, big deal . . .