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 | May 21, 2015
We sit down with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales to talk about Uber, the Pembina propane terminal, how he wants to spend the city's $49 million budget surplus, and more.
OPB | April 23, 2015
We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
OPB | April 20, 2015
Gresham residents say they are being evicted from their apartments amidst property revitalization efforts.
OPB | March 20, 2015
FRIDAY: We review some of the biggest news stories of the week.
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 | Feb. 03, 2015
TUESDAY: We sit down with Portland Mayor Charlie Hales to talk about the priorities he recently outlined in his State of the City address. What would you like to ask him?
OPB | Jan. 30, 2015
FRIDAY: An email mistakenly sent to OPB reveals behind-the-scenes strategizing by developers to avoid committing to affordable housing on Portland's South Waterfront.
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 | Jan. 22, 2015
THURSDAY: The Oregonian's Brad Schmidt fills us in on the latest on affordable developments in the South Waterfront neighborhood.
OPB | Dec. 22, 2014
MONDAY: We'll check in with City Commissioner Nick Fish about a plan to add some restrictions to Portland's short-term rental regulations, which govern people using sites like Airbnb.
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 | Nov. 17, 2014
MONDAY: The vacancy rate in Bend is about a half a percent, which means it is nearly impossible for many people there to find a place to live.
OPB | Nov. 04, 2014
TUESDAY: Oregon's Bureau of Labor and Industries is conducting statewide trainings to get landlords up to speed on a new fair housing law.
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.