OR Speaker Introduces Bill to Make Neighborhoods More Renter-Friendly
At the start of the 2019 legislative session, House Speaker Tina Kotek introduced H.B. 2001 which would reintroduce “missing middle” housing.
As Michael Andersen summarizes for the Sightline Institute blog:
“There’s a lot here, but it adds up to a common-sense approach to helping more Oregonians live their American dreams. It lowers the bar to homeownership, it makes neighborhoods more renter-friendly, it gives more Oregonians the ability to prioritize the location of their home over its size, and it chips away at the invisible walls that separate our communities by wealth and income.”
Read the full story here.
(Photo: Michael Anderson / BikePortland)