WNHS at 25: Housing agency taking on new challenges throughout mid-valley

Last fall Harry Daughters was closing in on rock bottom. “I was destitute,” he said. His fish market business in downtown Corvallis had failed, his car was stolen, he had a minor stroke and he could no longer afford to pay the $1,300 rent on his three-bedroom house. The U.S. Army veteran was living at Community Outreach Inc., whose programs — particularly for veterans — he strongly praised. But he still wanted his own place.