Anyone else seeing the silver lining here? With people and businesses leaving Portland, we're really getting a reset. We can go back to reasonable housing since all of the local condo projects are going to tank, if they even get completed. I know a lot of you don't/won't believe this, but there was a time not too long ago that a 2 bed apartment in Sunnyside would go for $650. Rents in NW were a little less because nobody wanted to live there. Kind of like now.

There were plenty of jobs and people could have those jobs and actually afford to live in the city. With the exodus, this could be happening again. We could go back to the sleepy city with not a lot going on, not a lot of traffic, and a population of people who live here because they wanted to be, not because a magazine article told them how cool it is.