Health | local | Nation | NW Life | News | Politics | Parents | Election | Family | Economy | BusinessOPB | Nov. 4, 2016 10:55 a.m. | Portland
The cost of Portland housing is likely to continue rising for the foreseeable future according to economists at a Home Builders Association meeting.
Multnomah County and the City of Portland have announced the opening of a temporary winter homeless shelter in downtown Portland. The shelter is expected to open around Thanksgiving.
According to the Oregon Employment Department, demographic statistics show an aging, affluent population of mostly second homeowners who occupy the housing stock yet drive the demand for labor.
Communities | local | Nation | NewsOPB | Sept. 26, 2016 2:23 p.m. | Salem, Oregon
Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has appointed a new head of the state agency that handles affordable housing. The announcement comes as lawmakers gear up to tackle housing issues next year.
Over the past year, Bend’s leadership has passed new policies to alleviate the city’s affordable housing crisis.
For 17 years, Oregon cities and counties have been prohibited from requiring developers to provide affordable housing as part of major construction projects. But it appears that will change after key Oregon legislators brokered a deal to end the statewide ban on inclusionary zoning.
Bend's City Council approved several affordable housing developments for an exemption from city fees Wednesday.
Just shy of a year after breaking ground, Boardman’s new Tuscany subdivision celebrated the completion of its first two houses Friday on South Main Street and Wilson Lane.
State Treasurer Ted Wheeler supported increasing the amount of urban renewal funds for affordable housing from 30 to 50 percent.
Over the last year, city officials say Portland has seen the highest increases in rent in the nation: close to 15 percent.
Portland home values rose more than seven percent for the 12-month period ending in February.
The Portland area real estate market is showing its strongest numbers since before the housing bust, according to the Regional Multiple Listing Service.
A second University of Oregon student was diagnosed Tuesday with the bacterial blood infection. A third student is undergoing testing.
local | News | OPB News BlogOPB | Nov. 12, 2014 7:45 a.m. | Portland
Headlines for Wednesday, Nov. 12: Snow is coming to Oregon; the rideshare company Uber is launching in Portland suburbs today; Oregon gas prices reach a four-year low; and more.
More than 200 families have started moving into the first affordable apartments in Portland's high-rise South Waterfront district.