Building affordable housing, neighborhood facilities, and programs that increase families' financial well-being.
A statewide organization, CASA of Oregon is organized as a private non-profit community development corporation and has charitable tax exempt status under Section 501 (c) 3 of the IRS Code. CASA of Oregon specializes in developing housing and related facilities for farmworkers. CASA of Oregon is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) as well as the administrator of the Valley Individual Development Account program (VIDA). VIDA is the largest IDA program in Oregon, constituting a collaboration of 19 CDCs, Housing Authorities and non-profit organizations that serve low income families throughout the state. A volunteer Board of Directors provides leadership and direction. CASA of Oregon has completed over 1,000 housing units throughout the State of Oregon.