Tagged: Housing

Living On The Line: Oregon's Working Poor

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.

Affordable Housing Forums Will Help Decide Next Steps

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.

Natural Grocers Coming To NE Portland Site

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.

Portland Campaign Aims To "Ban The Box"

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.

Portland Poised To Regulate Short-Term Rentals

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.

Energy-Efficient Affordable Housing Comes To Hillsboro

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.

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.

Portland's Hipster Housing Bump

July 22, 2013 12:06 p.m.

A new series of articles from the Office of Economic Analysis digs into Oregon's housing situation

Ending "No Section 8" Policies

April 23, 2013 12:20 p.m.

A law proposed by Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek might make it easier for low-income renters to find housing, but some landlord have concerns.

Talking Business

March 26, 2013 12:45 p.m.

Portland Business Journal editor Rob Smith joins us for a business news update.

Gauging Oregon's Rental Market Economy

Jan. 30, 2013 12:20 p.m.

What does Oregon's tight rental market mean for renters, property owners, and the rest of the economy?

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