OPB | May 17, 2016
A researcher says African-Americans are leaving Portland at high rates, and that 11.5 percent of the black community has left in the last four years. But a local expert disagrees.
OPB | March 03, 2016
Portland mayoral candidate Ted Wheeler discussed his plans to fix Portland's gentrification of minority communities on Think Out Loud.
OPB | Nov. 30, 2015
A novel for young adults takes up the changing nature of Northeast Portland's neighborhoods.
OPB | Nov. 11, 2015
A series of conversations recorded on Think Out Loud about housing and development in Portland.
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 13, 2015
Community members are finding creative ways to reimagine a multicultural neighborhood centered around SE 82nd and Division as Portland's "Jade District."
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 | 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 | Dec. 09, 2014
TUESDAY: A new report out by economist Joe Cortright suggests that persistent poverty, rather than gentrification, is the biggest urban challenge.
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. 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.