A new triplex is pictured on the corner of Northeast Sixth Avenue and Northeast Ainsworth Street Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Portland, Ore. A bill in the state Legislature would change single-family zoning rules to allow more buildings like this in cities looking to grow more dense.
- We listen back to our conversations about House Bill 2001, which would increase density in the Portland metro area and cities with a population above 25,000. The bill passed the state House last week. If the Senate ends up doing the same, the bill would allow developers to build up to four units of attached housing, cottage clusters and townhouses in areas that are currently zoned exclusively for single-family homes. We hear from Oregonians about their hopes and fears regarding this change.
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