OPB |Jan. 22, 2015 12:30 p.m.
THURSDAY: The Oregonian's Brad Schmidt fills us in on the latest on affordable developments in the South Waterfront neighborhood.
OPB |Dec. 22, 2014 12:20 p.m.
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 12:06 p.m.
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 12:45 p.m.
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 12:15 p.m.
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 12:25 p.m.
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 12:30 p.m.
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 12:06 p.m.
THURSDAY: A series of public forums focused on affordable house in North and Northeast Portland kicks off this week.
OPB |Aug. 29, 2014 12:40 p.m.
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 |July 11, 2014 12:30 p.m.
FRIDAY: We'll talk about a Portland initiative to remove the question about criminal convictions from job and housing applications.
OPB |July 01, 2014 12:15 p.m.
TUESDAY: Portland could become one of the first major cities to create a legal framework for people who want to rent out rooms in their homes on a short-term basis.
OPB |June 20, 2014 12:45 p.m.
FRIDAY: We'll learn about new affordable housing in Hillsboro that could save tenants hundreds of dollars on energy bills.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
OPB |Jan. 30, 2014 12:30 p.m.
THURSDAY: In Eugene, there are various options for people experiencing homelessness — both legal and illegal.
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.
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