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Portland Healthcare Providers Donate to Homeless Housing Project

Six Portland health providers will contribute $21.5 million to an upcoming homeless housing project. The money will constitute a large portion of the $69 million needed to construct approximately 400 housing units for homeless and low-income individuals and families in Portland. The City of Portland will contribute $9 million to the project, and…

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Zidell Building its Last Barge on Portland’s Southwest Waterfront

Zidell Corporation is building its last barge, the company announced yesterday. Though Zidell originally intended to continue building barges on Portland’s Southwest Waterfront for several more years, rapid development in the area fueled the company’s desire to move on more quickly than expected. The new Tilikum Bridge, multi-family units and condos, and…

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The Abigail Affordable Housing Complex Opens for Business

The Abigail, an sustainability-focused affordable housing complex in the Pearl District, celebrated its grand opening last Friday, September 16. The 155 unit complex sits at 1650 N.W. 13th Ave. Of the 155 units, 128 are reserved for residents earning between 30 percent and 60 percent of the median family income and range in rent from $346…

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City of Portland May Enact Stronger Historical Property Preservation Codes

The City of Portland may place stricter limitations on the demolition of historic properties. Under Portland’s current regulations, a property listed on the Historical Resource Inventory cannot be demolished for 120 days after the application to demolish is submitted, which allows time for public discussion. However, if an individual or company applies to…

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Portland Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) Tour – Sept. 17th and 18th

Portland’s fourth Accessory Dwelling Unit Tour will take place on September 17th and 18th. Saturday’s activities will include workshops on building and design, as well as permitting, financing, and other necessary information. Tickets for workshops are $65 for one workshop and $90 for two. An all-inclusive pass for the entire weekend is $75…

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New 417 Unit Apartment Building Coming to Downtown Portland

A new multi-family housing development will break ground on the corner of SW Harrison Street and SW Fourth Avenue in Downtown Portland this October. The 15 story high Collective on 4th building will include 417 apartment units that will range from studios to 3 bedroom townhomes, and will include 278 parking spaces. The developers are hoping…

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