However, inclusionary zoning can produce mixed results and there isn't general agreement that it actually helps affordable housing in the city as a whole,
The Oregon House Speaker Tina Kotek has suggested a number of controversial ideas to protect renters
We don't know yet if self-driving cars will take off, and how they will impact our lives if they do
Several articles about housing costs in Portland and Bend.
Does turning granny flats, apartments, and other housing into short-term rentals, like those available through Air BnB, have an impact on affordability? Recent data from Portland indicates yes.
Coburg's attempt to expand its Urban Growth Boundary has been appealed to the Land Use Board of Appeals, and sent back to the city for reconsideration.
Oregon Live brings us a story about the extremely quick increase in rents in the larger Pacific Northwest cities, as well as some of the tactics cities are considering to address the problem.
While Eugene allows secondary dwellings in many places, very few are getting built-- in the past year and a half, Eugene has issued exactly two building permits for new Secondary Dwelling Units.
Recently, Portland City Council decided to put on hold a proposal that mandated the construction of garages with larger transit-oriented apartment buildings
Update of the housing and zoning news from Portland.