Tag Archives: Affordable Housing

AFFORDABLE HOUSING COMES TO FRUITION

St. Francis Park Apartments set to open after long, complex development process as City Council considers other options Source: Oregon Local News – AFFORDABLE HOUSING COMES TO FRUITION

My View: Housing bill promotes family stability

As the executive director of Human Solutions, a nonprofit agency that delivers solutions to the housing crisis, I write in support for House Bill 2004. Source: Oregon Local News – My View: Housing bill promotes family stability

Panel considers responses to Bend housing crisis

City official says affordable housing shortage worst in 12 years Jim Long has been working as Bend’s affordable housing manager for 12 years and he’s never seen a worse housing crisis than what’s happening right now. More people than ever before are struggling to find homes they can afford to buy or rent. Source: Panel […]
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City buckles down to find solutions to housing crisis

A city committee will discuss solutions on Wednesday Allowing taller buildings in Bend’s business district along Third Street and reducing requirements for open space in housing developments near parks are just some of the potential law changes city councilors could consider in the future in an attempt to increase the number of homes that working-class […]
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St. Vincent De Paul invests millions into Saginaw Mobile Home Park

Saginaw Mobile Home and RV Park near Cottage Grove is under new management and major improvements are on the way. On Monday, St. Vincent De Paul announced they bought the park for $1.35 million from Michael Brown of Oakland. Source: St. Vincent De Paul invests millions into Saginaw Mobile Home Park | KVAL

Governor’s visit focuses on ag, affordable housing 

A room full of agricultural business owners and a near-vacant lot with a view drew Gov. Kate Brown to the Gorge last week. Brown had a listening session lunch April 28 with 25 farmers and entrepreneurs at Freebridge Brewing, where she pledged to continue supporting local farm commodities in the export market and to look […]
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In the Elusive Search for Affordable Housing, Clues Emerge

Economists, sociologists and political scientists have recently identified single-family zoning as a major obstacle to building more of it. Could that change soon? Los Angeles has some of the most expensive housing in the United States. The median price of a new home in the city is more than nine times median household income. That […]
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Housing density fight heats up

Housing density fight heats up, Local News, Portland local News, Breaking News alerts for Portland city. Source: Oregon Local News – Housing density fight heats up

Report: Portland rent increases slow but vary by neighborhood

A report the Zumper rental tracking firm says Portland has the 19th most expensive rents in the country. But unlike recent years, citywide median rents are no longer increasing by double digits. Source: Oregon Local News – Report: Portland rent increases slow but vary by neighborhood

Fewer renters, more homeowners in future

State economist predicts shift at housing conference, but obstacles must be overcome first. Despite local policies encouraging the construction of apartments, fewer and fewer people will want to rent in the future, according to state economist Josh Lehner. Source: Oregon Local News – Fewer renters, more homeowners in future