OPB | Aug. 21, 2015
The city has announced its first housing project built using some of the $20 million in affordable housing money allocated after Trader Joe's pulled out of a development deal in 2014.
OPB | July 06, 2015
A coalition of neighbors and community groups recently purchased the former Sugar Shack strip club as part of an effort to revitalize Portland's Cully neighborhood.
OPB | June 25, 2015
An ad hoc coalition of more than 20 community organizations has been meeting with Portland's Planning and Sustainability Commission for policies to discourage displacement in gentrifying neighborhoods.
OPB | May 28, 2015
The city has a goal of housing all homeless veterans by the end of this year.
OPB | April 20, 2015
Gresham residents say they are being evicted from their apartments amidst property revitalization efforts.
OPB | March 11, 2015
WEDNESDAY: Portland Mayor Charlie Hales is hoping to pass a proposal this week that would change the city's approach to several urban renewal areas.
OPB | Feb. 25, 2015
TUESDAY: Vancouver's City Council met this week to discuss protections for people living in below market-rate housing.
OPB | Jan. 28, 2015
WEDNESDAY: Traci Manning from the Portland Housing Bureau lays out plans for how $20 million in affordable housing money will be spent.
OPB | Oct. 20, 2014
MONDAY: We'll learn about the similarities and differences between affordable housing in Portland and San Fransisco from housing activist James Tracy.
OPB | Sept. 18, 2014
THURSDAY: Nearly one third of Oregon families don't earn a livable wage. We'll hear from those who are working, but still can't make ends meet.
OPB | Sept. 18, 2014
THURSDAY: A series of public forums focused on affordable house in North and Northeast Portland kicks off this week.
OPB | Aug. 29, 2014
FRIDAY: We'll talk with the head of the Portland Development Commission and others about the deal that was just announced that would bring a Natural Grocers store to a controversial development site.
OPB | March 14, 2014
FRIDAY: Following the call by Mayor Charlie Hales for additional money for inner N/NE Portland, we'll dig into the history of affordable housing in the area and ask where new money might go.
OPB | March 06, 2014
THURSDAY: We'll hear from business owners and residents who support a new Trader Joe's on the vacant lot on NE MLK Jr. Blvd. and Alberta St. in Portland.
OPB | March 05, 2014
WEDNESDAY: PAALF is holding its second community conversation about what to do with the vacant lot on NE MLK Jr. Blvd. and Alberta St. — and other similar sites.
OPB | Feb. 10, 2014
MONDAY: We'll find out what the deal brokered by Portland City Commissioner Amanda Fritz means for the homeless campers at R2D2 — and for the thousands of other Portlanders without homes.
OPB | Feb. 05, 2014
WEDNESDAY: We'll find out how the PDC is moving forward and responding to some members of Portland's African-American community after Trader Joe's dropped out of a proposed development.