Hoarding disorder is characterized as the persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions, regardless of their actual value.

Often there are negative emotional, physical, social, and financial impacts for the person and loved ones. 

Hoarding disorder is a treatable condition with resources and support groups available to you.

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Multnomah County Hoarding Task Force


The Hoarding Taskforce aims to provide training to professionals and community members, create and maintain a website with resources and information, and to reduce stigma and promote best practices.

Hoarding task force charter (70.98 KB)


Quarterly meetings are temporarily suspended. 

2020 Hoarding Task Force Report (1.3 MB) 

The Hoarding Task Force's Goals are:

  • Provide training to professionals and community members
  • Create and maintain a website with resources and information
  • Reduce stigma and promote best practices

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