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A Safe Place to Sleep

How an Experimental Village for Homeless Women Defied Portland’s Expectations

City Fees on Airbnbs Could Benefit Affordable Housing Programs

These costs could incentivize short-term hosts to become long-term landlords

Hall Monitor: Treading Water

The latest solution to Portland's housing crisis? Cheaper water.

Brick By Brick

Many of Portland’s Historic Brick Buildings—And Their Residents—Won’t Survive an Earthquake. What Can Be Done?

Lloyd Cinemas to Be Replaced by 1,300-Unit Mixed-Use Development

The "1400 NE Multnomah" Development Won't Be Required to Include Any Affordable Units

Portland’s Trying to Bring Displaced Residents Back to Their Old Neighborhoods.

Why Isn’t It Working?

In Other News

Sorel Is Staying Downtown and the City Might Get More Sweep Authority

Hall Monitor: The Relo War Approaches

Landlords and Tenant Groups Are Gearing Up for Their Biggest Skirmish Yet.

Portland Has Settled Its Years-Long Beef with HomeAway

In Texts to Business Lobby, Mayor's Office Pledged to Dramatically Increase Portland's No-Sit Sidewalks

"Whatever It Takes," Mayor Ted Wheeler Wrote Last Year, After Columbia Threatened to Pull Out of Downtown

Hall Monitor: The Housing Bureau Goes Fishing

As Apartment Projects Slow, Can the City Convince Developers to Offer Cheap Units?

As the City Increases Camp Cleanups, It Wants Permission to Sweep State Land, Too

A Bill Before the Oregon Legislative Assembly Could Make That Happen

In Other News

Quanice Hayes’ Family Plans to Sue. Landlord Loophole Will Close

Portland’s Bet on Forcing Developers to Build Affordable Housing Is Getting Lackluster Results

Now, Mayor Ted Wheeler Wants to Offer a Sweeter Deal

A New Self-Managed Homeless Village Just Sprang Up in Northeast Portland

The "Village of Hope" Sits on City-Owned Land, and Is the First Such Community to Emerge Under Mayor Ted Wheeler

Portland’s Small-Time Landlords Don’t Have to Follow Renter Protections

But as City Council Prepares to Reconsider, a New Study Suggests Thousands of Tenants Are at Risk

A New Report Suggests More than 24,000 Rental Units Aren't Subject to Portland's Strongest Tenant Protections

Mayor Ted Wheeler Isn't Sure a Change Is Called For

R2DToo Is No Longer in the Epicenter of Portland’s Homelessness Crisis

Seven Months After the Village Moved, A Lot Has Changed. And A Lot Hasn’t.

Oregon’s Constitution Has Shackled Portland’s $258 Million Housing Bond

Now, State Lawmakers Say They Have the Key

Read This Guardian Report on Relocating the Homeless

Mayor Wheeler Demands Retraction from the Guardian

Portland Has Strict Standards For Outlawing Sidewalk Sitting—Unless Cops Ask

Now the recent decision to expand no-sit sidewalks has created a headache for Mayor Ted Wheeler

A New 200-Bed Shelter in Old Town Is Inching Forward

The City Just Approved Its Largest Affordable Housing Project in 50 Years

But Not Without Concerns About High Costs and Homelessness

Affordable Housing Could Be Decimated Under the Republican Tax Plan

And Congressman Greg Walden Is Stonewalling Concerned Providers in His District

Hall Monitor: The Earthquake Exemption

Should Building Owners Be Able to Duck Renter Relocation Payments While Performing Seismic Upgrades?

The City Finally Has an Idea of How to Spend Its Housing Bond

Here’s What You Need to Know

Hall Monitor: Dibs!

Chloe Eudaly Wants to Give Tenants and City Officials the First Shot At Buying Rental Properties
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