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What “Stay Home” Means To Us

As you know, the COVID-19 virus continues to spread, creating a huge public health risk. Health officials have pleaded with people to reduce contact with other people, with the ideal scenario being people staying home as much as possible. To that end, on Monday, March 23rd Governor Kate Brown issued Executive Order 20-12, which…

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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. Street Roots: You have likely seen local people selling…

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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…

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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…

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Vote Today!

Did you know that TODAY is election day? Click here to read the Voters’ Pamphlet and don’t forget to cast your vote! You have until 8:00pm today to return your ballot to a drop box. Click Here for a map showing your closest drop box location. **It is too late to mail your ballot!**

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Affordable Housing Breaks Ground in Lloyd District

The City of Portland’s largest affordable housing project in 50 years broke ground in the Lloyd District last month. The 12-story building is going up along NE Grand Avenue between NE Hassalo and NE Holladay streets and will have 240 apartment units (a mix of studios, 1-bedrooms and 2-bedrooms) with ground-floor commercial…

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