Oregon’s House Bill 2001 would re-legalize “missing middle” housing across the state (previously). It’s in committee right now, and they’re accepting testimony on the bill. Here’s what others have said. And, after the break, here’s what I just submitted!Continue reading “Testimony for Oregon House Bill 2001”
Build Small, Live Large: Portland’s Accessory Dwelling Unit Tour. Three cool events in June: professional academy, tour of 10 ADUs, and a class for homeowners.
Tualatin 2040. New comprehensive city planning project, focusing on housing and economic opportunity. Apply by February 11th to join the committee or participate on stakeholder interviews.
Here’s Oregon’s New Bill to Re-legalize ‘Missing Middle’ Homes Statewide. So cool: requires cities to allow missing middle housing in low-density zones, gives them state money to do the necessary planning, and removes parking quotas for accessory homes.
“Growing Tualatin” housing presentation for Tualatin BAC. Michael Andersen, now of the Sightline Institute, gave a great presentation to the Business Advocacy Council contextualizing our local housing shortages with the economic trends of Washington County, and then identifying the solutions other cities are already applying. Watch the video or, easier still, read the transcript I painstakingly edited this morning.