Oppose misguided housing bill — Guest Opinion

Initially, HB 2007 pretended to be about ‘affordable housing,’ but recent comments by the sponsors reveal its ‘build-baby-build’ intent.

The city of Portland has declared a “housing emergency” as housing costs have soared beyond the reach of many Portland residents. In response, two Portland legislators, House Speaker Tina Kotek and Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer, chairwoman of the Human Services and Housing Committee, teamed up to introduce HB 2007, ostensibly aimed at speeding up permitting processes for affordable housing.

Source: Pamplin Media Group – Oppose misguided housing bill