Housing affordability worsened in Oregon in last decade with low construction rates

Despite Oregon’s strong economy, a state economist called the last a decade a “disappointment” as the state recovers from the Great Recession.

Despite Oregon’s widespread housing shortage, the amount of housing built in the state during the last decade reached a record low.

That was one of the unexpected conclusions state economist Josh Lehner included in a blog post on the last day of 2019.

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