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A new report from a consumer group shows that some elderly and other vulnerable homeowners are losing their homes because they owe as little as $400 in back taxes.  Local governments can seize and sell a home if the owner falls behind on property taxes and fees.  Bend financial advisor Troy Reinhart says there is probably more fear than substance to this report.  “If you are truly in poverty there are safety nets out there for you- if you are just a deadbeat, you may lose your house."  For example; one safety net program in Oregon allows elderly people to stay in their homes and defer the property taxes until their home is sold when they pass away.  Reinhart also says that Deschutes County doesn't go after people until they are at least 2 years behind on taxes and owe a lot of money.

Help Puerto Rico

Most organizations are asking for cash, rather than supplies, so they can route help to where it’s needed most more quickly. Here are some of the largest groups with campaigns underway:

 

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  • Click on the link for the latest conditions on the mountain passes.

 

  • Intersection of NW Broadway Street and NW Delaware for waterline replacement project, road closures with detours clearly marked for thru traffic, 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. daily with roads opened nightly. Motorists are encouraged to avoid this area and use Bond Street and Wall Street.

 

  • Nels Anderson Road between Nels Anderson Place and Brandis Court, single northbound shoulder closure will be in effect, two-way traffic to be maintained. Project completion expected December 2017.