Earlier this month, the Oregon House introduced the Homeownership and Housing Opportunity Bill (HB 3349). This bill strengthens homeownership opportunities for Oregonians by phasing out mortgage interest deductions for the top five percent and reinvesting those funds. Read More
Oregon House speaker, Rep. Tina Kotek (D-Portland) is drafting legislation that would signal the end of single-family zoning across the state in cities with a population of 10,000 or more.
This means that property owners would be allowed to build additional units or buildings on a property that is currently zoned for a single home. Read More
A new report from City Club of Portland argues that the city needs more commissioners
Since 1913, Portland has operated under a commissioner model of government and is the only major US city that still uses this model. Read More
This week we take a closer look at the zip code of 97219 in Southwest Portland. This area covers a large swath of SW which includes the neighborhoods of Multnomah, Markham, Arnold Creek, Collins View, Riverwood, among others. The area is largely residential and includes a number of large green spaces including Tryon Creek. Read More