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Helping the Houseless in Portland

Helping the Houseless in Portland

Housing is an issue that is close to our hearts. As housing costs have skyrocketed, leading to an unprecedented number of houseless people, we feel an urgent need to support a number of local organizations that work to support our neighbors experiencing houselessness. Read More

A love letter to a very special brunch spot

A love letter to a very special brunch spot

If you’re anything like me, you LOVE brunch. Not only the food but the totally justified (compulsory?) day drinking that accompanies it. But not all brunches are created equal; sometimes you get served a saltless Bloody Mary that tastes like straight-up Clamato or a hash that comes out soggy from the inordinate amount of kale that was included for some reason. My partner and I have very different dietary restrictions and coupled with the sometimes outrageous wait times( I’m looking at you Alberta) for the places we like, brunch can prove to be a fruitless experience. Read More

Breaking New Ground: Gov. Kate Brown Announces New Housing Plan

Breaking New Ground: Gov. Kate Brown Announces New Housing Plan

“Together, we can make Oregon a place where every child has a safe and stable place to call home.” This week, Gov. Brown released an “aspirational” housing plan called “Breaking New Ground” to help thousands of Oregonians find “stable housing.” During her announcement, she called the plan “ambitious and historic” recognizing the $400 million investment it will require over two years. Read More

Portland Property Tax FAQs

Portland Property Tax FAQs

Figuring out how your property taxes are calculated are notoriously confusing. We tried to break it down for you:   How do I find out how much I owe? Tax bills are mailed out by Oct. 25th every year. If you haven’t yet received your tax statement, you can find it online, or email the tax office.   Here’s how you can look up your statement online: 1. Go to www.multcoproptax.org and click “Guest Login” Read More