The Portland Garment Factory is a small textile design and fabrication studio based in Southeast Portland. In April, its building was destroyed in a fire that was determined to be arson. Its founder and owner, Britt Howard, tells OPB about her experience of fire and loss.
The city of Portland is back in court this week defending a four-year-old city rule that requires landlords pay renters’ moving fees if they significantly increase rent or issue an eviction notice without cause.
President Biden's infrastructure spending plan includes $20 billion to reconnect neighborhoods that were obliterated by massive building projects. Portland's historically-Black Albina neighborhood is a textbook example of a community that could benefit.
A sweeping zoning code change intended to make it easier to open shelters across Portland reached the finish line Wednesday. The city council voted unanimously to pass the Shelter to Housing Continuum project.
Publisher Gallery Books is calling Anthony's book “raw and inspirational." It traces his rise from housing projects in New York City and Baltimore to becoming an Olympic gold medalist and one of professional basketball's top scorers.