Tagged: Housing

How Property Taxes Are Influencing The Housing Market

OPB | March 19, 2014 12:06 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: According to a new report from the Northwest Economic Research Center, Oregon's property tax system is skewing the housing market.

What $20 Million In Affordable Housing Could Mean

OPB | March 14, 2014 12:40 p.m.

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.

A Northeast Portland Follow-up: Development And Trader Joe's

OPB | March 06, 2014 12:30 p.m.

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.

Portland African American Leadership Forum Talks Gentrification and Development

OPB | March 05, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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.

Finding A Place For Right 2 Dream Too

OPB | Feb. 10, 2014 12:15 p.m.

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.

What's Next For The Portland Development Commission?

OPB | Feb. 05, 2014 12:06 p.m.

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.

Different Approaches To Homelessness In Eugene

OPB | Jan. 30, 2014 12:30 p.m.

THURSDAY: In Eugene, there are various options for people experiencing homelessness — both legal and illegal.

Micro Living

OPB | Nov. 25, 2013 12:06 p.m.

MONDAY: New Portland development projects will offer residents living space the size of a small hotel room, with access to a communal kitchen.

New Flood Insurance Maps Impact Northwest Residents

OPB | Oct. 23, 2013 12:45 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: Residents in Oregon and Washington have had mixed reactions to new flood plain maps that could dramatically change their flood insurance rates.

Curry County's Manufactured Home Problem

July 30, 2013 12:06 p.m.

In Curry County, nearly a third of all houses are manufactured homes and of those about a third are prone to major health and safety problems.

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