The DJC reported that Portland is considering a voluntary inclusionary housing program*, at a cost of $50 million over 10 years, designed to create affordable units in projects submitted prior to the city’s mandatory inclusionary housing program.
The Portland City Council voted to approve a revised design for the Ankeny Apartments, overturning an earlier denial by the Design Commission, writes the Business Tribune.
The Portland Business Journal wrote about 5 business takeaways from Portland’s proposed Central City 2035 plan.
The Oregonian reported on plans to tear down a SE Portland strip club at 3000 SE Powell Blvd to build affordable housing.
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler has been slow to deliver on promise of affordable housing, according to the Oregonian.
In an interview with the Willamette Week city council candidate Jo Ann Hardesty’s described the N/NE Portland Preference Policy as “most ludicrous, arrogant, obnoxious policy imaginable.”
The Business Tribune looked at the PSU Karl Miller Center, which is set to open in 6 weeks. The DJC published photos of the nearly completed building.
Portland Monthly wrote about how Providence Park is about to get a major expansion.
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