Oregon Live: “Portland City Council approves ‘regulatory relief,’ tax break package to promote housing construction”

The Portland City Council approved several new policies this week aimed at lowering the cost of building new homes.

Editorial: The Housing Shortage in Profile

The Wall Street Journal Editorial Board examines the lopsided numbers fueling Oregon’s housing affordability crisis. 

Opinion: Meddling With Free Market Doesn’t Really Help Anyone

Nate Brusselback outlines why supply-side solutions are the best fit to tackle Oregon’s housing affordability crisis. 

Does Oregon Have The Answer To High Housing Costs?

The Wall Street Journal’s Will Parker dives into Oregon’s decision to eliminate restrictive zoning policies. 

With New Projects, Portland Declares It’s On Track To Meet Housing Bond’s Goals

Elliot Njus reports in The Oregonian on Portland’s newfound housing construction push. 

Opinion: Oregon passed the nation’s most significant housing development reform in the nation. Now what?

Local economists weigh in on Oregon’s move to encourage the development of multi-family housing.

Oregon Fact Sheet – Click to download information on the housing crisis in OR

Oregon Becomes First State to Ditch Single-Family Zoning

State lawmakers in Oregon ended the legislative session by passing a bill that will allow for a greater variety of homes to be built throughout the state. 

Oregon Lawmakers Propose Housing Solutions

Following the passage of SB 808, KTVZ reports on real affordable housing solutions being explored in the state legislature.

CATO Institute Weighs in on Oregon Rent Control Bill

As the bill to implement statewide rent control in Oregon moved quickly through the state legislature, Ryan Bourne of the CATO Institute assessed the implications.


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